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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 […]

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August 23, 2016: It’s back to school time in Haiti!

All children deserve an education, but in Haiti, only 20% will ever attend high school and fewer still will graduate. It’s been 5 years since GOALS started giving teens the boost they need to graduate high school. And our investment has paid off. In 2014, Cassandra was the first person in her entire village to finish school, and last year, thanks […]

In memory of Ansito Laguerre

July 13, 2016: 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 […]