Haiti Artisan Boom

December 19, 2012 - 9:33 AM
In this Dec. 11, 2012 photo, Ivonne Paul, 68, prepares wooden bowls at the Einstein wood shop in Carrefour, Haiti. Before the 2010 earthquake, Haiti’s renowned artisans were beholden to the occasional tourist or Haitian emigrants who would cart a suitcase of baubles back home. But now the artisan industry is enjoying an outright resurgence as it’s boosted by artisan advocacy groups that are helping organize workers and improve quality. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)