Instead of focusing on making a difference in Haiti through the public sector, why not try the private? Let me tell you about some good social enterprise ideas, and who might find them appealing in Haiti.
The way Tom Ridgeway, VP of Patagonia's Environmental Programs, describes Patagonia's approach to products, it seems like the store has an "eco oath" much like a doctor's hippocratic oath ("First do no harm").
The Hester Street Fair is nothing like the pseudo street fairs of summer that plague New York City streets with mass-produced gyros and knock-off sunglasses. You're most likely to meet your product's producer.
Sustainability has been understood to mean only limits. Sustainable consumption turns this idea on its head, as a way to develop products that deliver better living standards without further burdening our planet.