The 2016 SOBA America Mini-convention shall be hosted by the Carolinas chapter in Charlotte, NC from November 11th to 13th 2016. Dr. Bertrand Fote, President of the Carolinas chapter has affirmed that his chapter is “ready to show SOBANS and their guests an awesome time.” Final preparations are underway for what promises to be a […]
I arrived in Houston in the wee hours of Friday May 27, 2016 after my flight from Minneapolis had been delayed and the departure time moved twice. The two and the half hours flight was a bumpy one as Nimbus clouds settled over Southern Texas and refused to move. The forecast was for more storms […]
The 2016 SOBA America National convention has come and gone. By all accounts, Houston 2016 was a huge success. Here are some early comments from delegates at the convention Congratulations Team Houston! Just when we thought the magic of Montreal could never be replicated, I must admit we might have jumped the gun too fast. […]
The Dallas chapter shall be hosting a fundraising gala on Saturday March 26th 2016 to support their project to renovate toilet facilities in Sasse. Get your tickets now and support the Dallas chapter in this endeavor. The event shall be at Grand Hotel on 7815 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75251 from 9 p.m. prompt!
SOBA Carolinas members marked Valentine’s Day 2016 in style as they serenated and celebrated their wives. They honored their wives in an exclusive and intimate night out at the residence of their chapter President. It was a night of romance and entertainment that left the wives asking to make this an annual event. Décor: […]
While the luxurious scent of champagne still floated in the air from New Year celebrations, Sasse Old Boys’ Association (SOBA) Houston members kicked off January 2016 with an amazing community service run. SOBA Houston members, or SOBANS as they are fondly known, are ex-students of St. Joseph’s College, Sasse, a prestigious 75 year old boarding school nestled at the […]
Sobans from the US, Canada and Europe turned out in record numbers for the 25th Anniversary Soba America Convention in Montreal from May 22-24, 2015. At last count, about 100 sobans were present in Montreal (a record!), many of whom came with their spouses. A large proportion also came to Montreal with the entire family […]
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As the cost of secondary education gets higher and higher despite increasing poverty in Cameroon, many families are left with the tough decision that no parent should have to make – Can I afford to send my son to school or should he stay home so I can feed my […]
A brainchild of former Soba America President Beltus Ntopi, the Soba America Sponsorship Fund (SASF) was officially launched in May, 2012, during the convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Its main mission is to indirectly alleviate poverty via sponsorship of orphans and/or children from financially poor background through Sasse by mobilizing the power of its alumni volunteers […]