A New Beginning for Migrants Returning to Haiti

Date Publish: 
05/03/16
Region-Country: 
America
Dominican Republic

Since 2010, IOM has supported the voluntary return of more than 4,600 Haitians from the Dominican Republic. Many make the decision to return to Haiti due to the difficulties in obtaining suitable work and living conditions in the Dominican Republic. Haitians who return with IOM´s assistance receive training and seed money to develop their own productive initiatives. With this support, returnees like Christiane Silvestre have created small business such as sales of different products, crops and barber shops, among others. A new beginning…