Find out who's involved in Haiti

Find out who's involved in Haiti

We've listed the organisations involved in Haiti who are using a sport-for-development approach in their efforts to respond to the crisis.

Several of these organisations were already carrying out sports-based programmes prior to the earthquake, whereas others have recently joined in to contribute to relief and reconstruction efforts of the Carribean state.

The list below is not meant to be exhaustive. If you know of any further actors involved in the hard-hit area, get in touch with the Operating Team and let us know about how they utilise sport in this post-disaster setting.

Last but not least, you'll need to register to the International Platform on Sport and Development to get in touch with the organisations and individuals listed below. Learn more about how to sign up.

Jonathan Lea-Howarth

Jonathan Lea-Howarth has been involved with Coaching for Hope, a UK-based charity using football to build the capacity of local organisations and sports leaders. Jonathan Lea-Howarth has recently traveled to Haiti to assess the overall needs of local football clubs.

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Peace and Sport

Peace and Sport is an international organisation based in Monaco, created under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II. Its objective is to bring the structuring values of sport to the heart of communities and individuals in crisis throughout the world. It has recently launched a Call for Action to support the youth of Haiti through sport.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA)

Through NBA Cares, the league’s social responsibility initiative, the NBA family – the league, teams, players, and fans - has raised more than USD 3 million towards relief efforts in Haiti. In addition, several NBA teams have supported UNICEF's work in Haiti through a range of sustained efforts including showing public service announcements at games, collecting donations, and social media outreach by players.

Club de Volley-ball Banzaï

The Banzaï club is a sport association based in Port-au-Prince which offers young people the possibility to play volleyball. Through sports and cultural activities, the organisation promotes friendship, solidarity, respect and leadership.

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UNICEF

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF joined forces with national sports organisations, teams and players to raise funds and support Haiti emergency relief and recovery efforts.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)

The ITTF has always been a proactive leader in its promotion of sport as a vehicle for social change and is currently aiming to address each Millennium Development Goal with a table tennis project. The ITTF recently provided financial and technical support the Haitian Table Tennis Federation.

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