Yon dwèt pa manje kalalou 

The following was written by Vorb Charles, Director of Economic Development at Haiti Awake.

Yon  dwèt pa manje kalalou  

In English, it is literally : "We cannot eat okra with one finger."

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In Haiti, people are used to eating okra in sauce and well done. When the meal is ready, the okra is difficult to take out of the bowl to the mouth with one finger because it glides/slips and get back to the bowl. Someone should use two fingers minimum to be able to eat them using his/her hands.

This teaches us the idea of community in solving problem or coming out with a solution for some kind of problems. It needs the wisdom, faith, talent, expertise of many to solve some kind of issues. 

Together we are stronger to face a strong problem/difficulty.