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Haiti - Sports : World class stadium in Cité Soleil !
Phoenix Stadium is a world-class football facility and self-sustaining community for the people of Cite Soleil. With an estimated cost of $5 million, the stadium will also house LADH - a youth development program that provides underprivileged participants with a safe, clean, supportive environment where they can learn the discipline of sports and the structure of teamwork--and offer a football academy, an elementary and middle school and dormitories. Phoenix Stadium will be landscaped with edible gardens, a small lake containing tilapia and a composting and recycling plant.
Sports apparel brand 4POINT4 has already signed on as a sponsor to the project. "Project Phoenix is the next generation of philanthropy," says Morad Fareed, co-founder/managing partner of Delos, the Wellness Real Estate(TM) Company.
For this projetc, Moard Fareed has assembled a world-class group of experts to work pro bono to bring this dream project to reality, including :
- World-renowned architect Carlos Zapata - whose projects include Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago and the Bitexco Financial Tower in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Engineer William Faschan of LERA
- Stadium designer Gordon E. Wood
- Landscape architect Charles Anderson of Charles Anderson Atelier
Construction work, will begin in 2013.