Meet Olsen

I was still lying in bed last Saturday morning when there was a knock on my door. I got up, and there was Olsen, with a huge grin on his face. “Jolinda,” he said, “I passed!” Less than 20% of Haitians ever have the chance to attend high school, and due to the low quality […]

Despite chikungunya, it’s a summer of health at GOALS!

Despite the fact that every single one of our coaches, educators and program managers were struck with a nasty new mosquito-borne virus called chikungunya which causes high fevers and painful body aches, it’s been a summer of health, here at GOALS in Leogane, Haiti. What do you do when nearly everyone around you is struck […]

GOALS staff partnering with and learning from the best in the field

Note: This post is written by GOALS Program Manager, Jean Kendy Estimphil about his experience at the streetfootballworld Youth Leader forum.  First I would like to thank all GOALS and streetfootballworld staff and supporters, in Haiti and abroad for their hard work which helped me get a visa to go to Brazil. That was tough […]