The artisans themselves make significantly less. They're paid by the piece or the hour, but prolific workers earn more than Haiti's minimum wage â¿¿ 200 gourdes a day, which is less than $5. Albert said some of his workers take home twice that amount.Albert said the family business he inherited has benefited from the new demand for Haitian crafts. It now brings in $60,000 to $80,000 a year, twice the amount before the earthquake, and he invests part of the proceeds in a school he runs to train craft workers.
Artisans Are Thriving Again In Post-quake Haiti
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