3 results for tag: soccer


Dubout Soccer Team Biding Their Time for a Comeback

When you walk into SOIL’s Cap-Haitien office, you won’t miss the beautiful trophy in place of pride next to the SOIL mission statement. While SOIL has won plenty of accolades for our work in ecological sanitation, this particular trophy is actually a symbol of the team’s other passion and area of expertise: soccer. Last summer, the Cap-Haitien office faced off against the local champions, the Dubout Sport Club. Dubout had recently won a regional tournament in Caracol and had taken home the trophy – the trophy that the “Ekip SOIL” (SOIL Team) then seized in a competitive soccer game at the office soccer field. SOIL’s Cap-Haitien ...

A Farewell Bash (and an Intra-SOIL Soccer Match, too!)

On Saturday the SOIL teams from both Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien gathered to celebrate the tenure of our favorite Deputy Director Nick Preneta, who will be leaving in February. Although we're sorry to see Nick go, he will always be a part of the SOIL family, and we hope he'll continue to share his next adventures with us. In true SOIL fashion, Nick's sendoff party was a real event, including a long-anticipated soccer match pitting SOIL Port-au-Prince versus SOIL Cap-Haitien. Although the Port-au-Prince team was ultimately victorious, the day was a win for everyone because the whole team could come together to recognize the amazing spirit and ...

January 2012: We’re Growing Vegetables and Playing Soccer in Port-au-Prince Again

Dear Friends, At this moment two years ago the city of Port-au-Prince collapsed. In a matter of minutes hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives as this proud city crumbled to the ground. On this day of remembrance and mourning we ask that you take a moment of silence to honor the dead and share the suffering of more than 500,000 people who remain homeless in Haiti’s capital. There are many reasons to despair when remembering the tragedy that took place two years ago and the terrible suffering that continues today. But on the second anniversary of the earthquake that has brought so many of us together on a common mission to help Haiti, we ...