GOALS Haiti SHORTLISTED FOR 2019 BEYOND SPORT GLOBAL AWARDS
We are excited to share the great news that global sports for sustainable social change pioneer, Beyond Sport, announced 29 entries that have officially been shortlisted for its prestigious Global Awards. This year’s shortlist of standouts represents 37 countries, across six continents and more than 40 sports, all dedicated to creating positive social impact in communities around the world through sport to help achieve the UN Global Goals by 2030.
GOALS Haiti was honored to be recognized for its Aktive Jèn Yo program that utilizes soccer in Haiti to engage youth and their families in programs that emphasize education, health and the environment to improve their quality of life on a daily basis.
Check out the inspiring video that highlights each project from around the globe.
Our Executive Director responded to the news - “We are so honoured to be recognized by Beyond Sport for our work with youth in rural Haiti. Ansanm nou rive pi lwen – Together we reach further and we look forward to continuing to use sport as a tool for development in areas where kids may otherwise be left behind.” - Kathy McAllister