January Impact Trip Days 4 & 5 – Simon Whitehead – 1/25/2018

By Michael Alada | January 30, 2018

January Impact Trip Days 4 & 5 – Simon Whitehead – 1/25/2018 Our last two days were filled with social, soccer and business meetings.  On Friday Tony suggested to get out of the City and visit a wonderful beach about 50 miles outside of Port au Prince called Wahoo Bay.   Unfortunately car issues and Pouchans’ ride…

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January Impact Trip Day 3 – Roxane Battle – 1/23/2018

By Michael Alada | January 24, 2018

January Impact Trip Day 3 – Roxane Battle – 1/23/2018 A writer can find inspiration anywhere: I never knew it was so peaceful on a soccer field. Thankfully it’s partly cloudy and a cool breeze blowing after an 88 degree yesterday. It’s late afternoon just before dusk and a smoky haze fills the air. I’m…

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January Impact Trip Day 2 – Simon Whitehead – 1/22/2018

By Michael Alada | January 24, 2018

January Impact Trip Day 2 – Simon Whitehead – 1/22/2018 I woke up to the cocks a crowing on a beautiful January Monday in Port au Prince.  Coffee and Breakfast were ready ….but unfortunately our crew was a little sluggish and we set off for the National Stadium at 7:45am – later than planned.   The traffic was horrendous…

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January Impact Trip Day 1 – Roxane Battle – 1/21/2018

By Michael Alada | January 22, 2018

January Impact Trip Day 1 – Roxane Battle – 1/21/2018 In a previous life I often traveled to various corners of the world, four of the seven continents in fact: North and South America, Europe, and Africa. That was a long time ago.  Life has its own ebb and flow and over time I have…

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December Impact Trip Day 3 – Jessica Mendez – 12/11/2017

By Michael Alada | December 12, 2017

December Impact Trip Day 3 – Jessica Mendez – 12/11/2017 Waking up early on a Monday morning is usually the most dreaded thing but when you wake up early to the rising sun in Haiti, life is exciting knowing that you’ve got a full day of adventure ahead of you. The first thing on tap for this…

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December Impact Trip Day 2 – Anyssa Ibrahim – 12/10/2017

By Michael Alada | December 11, 2017

December Impact Trip Day 2 – Anyssa Ibrahim – 12/10/2017 Got up this morning, had a pretty good breakfast and left with the car. We went to the supermarket first , and bought some snacks for the day. After the supermarket we  headed towards the mountains. Amazing!! The view and the historical background was crazy…

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December Impact Trip Day 1 – Malani Lee – 12/9/2017

By Michael Alada | December 11, 2017

December Impcat Trip Day 1 – Malani Lee – 12/9/2017 Wake up time 6:45 am because the earlier we wake the closer we get to helping out the beautiful people in my favorite place Cite De Soleil a part of Haiti. Cite De Soleil is known as dangerous, poor, high crime YET every time I go there…

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Gatorade Player of the Year Juan Louis Donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Michael Alada | October 27, 2017

Gatorade Player of the Year Juan Louis Donates to The Sanneh Foundation Juan Louis of Washburn Senior High School is the winner of the 2016-2017 Minnesota boys soccer Gatorade Player of the Year. Upon receiving this great honor, he decided to donate his $1,000 award to The Sanneh Foundation. Juan Louis came up through the TSF…

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Gatorade Player of the Year Meredith Haakenson donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Michael Alada | October 27, 2017

Gatorade Player of the Year Meredith Haakenson donates to The Sanneh Foundation Meredith Haakenson of Maple Grove senior high school is the winner of the 2016-2017 Minnesota girls soccer Gatorade Player of the Year. Upon receiving this great honor, she decided to donate her $1,000 award to The Sanneh Foundation. “Their goals match up with…

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TSF Staff Volunteers at Feed My Starving Children

By Michael Alada | September 22, 2017

TSF Staff Volunteers at Feed My Starving Children Last month, TSF had a staff volunteer day at Feed My Starving Children in Coon Rapids. Feed My Starving Children have been the food source for our Haitian Initiative for the past 3 years. On that day, we packed 167 boxes of Manna Pack, which will provide…

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