Haitian Pride Poultry Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for August 2012

The community of Thibeau is embracing the launch of the iF Foundation’s new poultry business this summer.  The first flock of layers is scheduled to arrive on August 22nd.  The ready to lay pullets will make their new home at Haitian Pride Poultry’s layer house in Larevoie.  One third of the fresh, locally produced eggs will be used to implement the first ever breakfast program for 300 students attending St. Joseph’s School in Dubre, while the remaining eggs will be sold locally at market price.  Initially the poultry farm will house 300 hens producing 81,340 eggs in the first year.  Once established the capacity of the hen house can be increased to accommodate 500 hens.  Any profit earned from the sale of Haitian Pride products will be reinvested into the poultry business for expansion and further job creation.  Officiating at the ribbon cutting celebration on August 16th will be Father Gabriel Michel from St. Yves Parish.  Attending the celebration will be the poultry farm workers and their families, many community members, including the children of St. Joseph’s School and iF Foundation staff.

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