Consumers are generally motivated by the appearance of a product, and the final objective of any producer is to satisfy the consumer. In Haiti, since the 1980s, new technologies have been introduced by mango packers to meet the requirements of the export market. However, growers are still using traditional methods to produce, harvest, and handle fruit
In November 2010, Digicel and Voilá both made mobile money services publicly available in Haiti. Building upon our previous research on domestic remittances and financial practices, we returned to Haiti from December to April to identify mobile money’s potentials and challenges given the specific characteristics of the mobile money services offered and the needs of the Haitian population. This report presents our analysis of how the new mobile money services fit into Haiti's existing socioeconomic environment, and how customers are adapting and using the services. We identify six key insights and make recommendations for the development of mobile money in Haiti.