In memory of Ansito Laguerre

In Memory of Ansito Laguerre

Anyone who has spent time in rural, impoverished areas is no stranger to tragedy, and GOALS is no exception. We do everything we can to help our children grow up stronger, healthier, smarter and happier through our sport, health and education programs, but the barriers and injustices of poverty can sometimes overwhelm us. Ansito Laguerre […]

Party time! A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped make this possible!

April 22, 2016: Welcome to the new GOALS center!

GOALS began with a dream that children living in poverty in Haiti would grow up healthy and strong, with new opportunities to play, and plenty of reasons to hope for a better future. It’s a dream that the love of soccer can be used to create a better life – not just for a week […]

Snack time at GOALS with bread from our very own bakery!

March 28, 2016: How the GOALS bakery creates new opportunities

Bossan is a rural, poor and vulnerable area where GOALS has worked since 2011. Families subsist on fishing and agriculture, with little opportunity for formal employment. Like many places in Haiti, food security is a challenge as resources are scarce, and children often go to bed hungry at night. But children can’t grow, play or learn […]

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March 16, 2016: Meet a GOALS family

We often share stories of children whose lives have been transformed through GOALS’ programs and the power of sport for development (such as Olsen, Esteri, and all our students). But what about their families? How are their families and their daily home lives changed? Read on to find out!  Meet Andremene Desir. Madame Desir was […]

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January 13, 2016: A quick (video) visit to the GOALS fields in Leogane, Haiti

Thanks to a fantastic volunteer who stopped by to visit us, we have a fabulous new video to share with you, straight from our Carrefour Croix soccer field in Leogane, Haiti! GOALS program manager extraordinaire Jean Kendy talks about the importance of soccer and education in Haiti, and the video features some pretty incredible smiles […]