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Hurricane Matthew: Full update from GOALS

A large part of Haiti has been devastated by Hurricane Matthew causing a massive humanitarian crisis for the foreseeable future. The UN estimates nearly 1.5 million people are in need of assistance and half of those critically so. Due to the significant loss of agriculture (both crops and livestock), recovery will take years. At GOALS, […]

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October 6 Hurricane Matthew Update

GOALS was able to hire a boat today to bring food, water and cooking fuel to about 300 people who have been stuck in two coastal areas where we work and where roads were too flooded to go to town. This would have been day 3 without any food for these GOALS families. We were […]

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Updated Wed, Oct 5 : Hurricane Matthew Update

Rain and flooding from Hurricane Matthew in Leogane is severe. Many GOALS families have had homes destroyed and rising flood waters and storm surges are affecting our communities. Floods have devastated crops, washed away livestock and damaged most houses in Destra and Bossan; Carrefour Croix and Terrasonson are also flooded. Two GOALS communities remain completely […]

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September 18, 2016: What’s new at GOALS?

It’s been a while since we shared any news here on our blog (but if you just can’t get enough good news from GOALS, be sure you’re following us on Facebook where we post updates daily), but that’s just because we’ve been so busy doing some incredible things. Just last month, for example, armed with […]

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5 reasons to send a child in Haiti to school with GOALS

Did you know that less than a third of children in Haiti attend high school? Education is not free, and many families cannot afford to pay tuition. Each year, GOALS provides some of the brightest and most promising students in Leogane, Haiti with the opportunity to go to school through our Dream Team School Scholarship […]