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GRS Joins More Than 10,000 Delegates at ICASA 2019

January 27, 2020

Left to right: GRS Soccer Zambia Managing Director Boyd Mkandawire, Programs Coordinator Taonga Kennedy, SKILLZ Coach Bernard Chanda Chimbele, and GRS Zimbabwe Managing Director Bheki… Read More

GRS Priority Partner RV United Celebrates Programming Success

January 27, 2020

Junior Development team photo courtesy RV United. (Editor’s note: This piece has been adapted from content written by GRS South Africa Communications Specialist Jenn Warren.)… Read More

Growth, Inspiration, and Progress: 2019 in Review

December 16, 2019

Our soccer-based health education programs meet youth on the front lines as they confront and overcome their greatest health challenges, such as sexual and reproductive… Read More

How Soccer Can Stop HIV: The Three C’s

November 26, 2019

Curriculum, Coaches, and Culture Combine to Change the Game Grassroot Soccer program in Zimbabwe. Adolescents, particularly in Africa, are among those hardest hit by… Read More

Grassroot Soccer World AIDS Day Gala Raises More than $1M, Uniting Stars, Supporters in Action Against AIDS

November 25, 2019

Pictured: GRS Co-Founder Ethan Zohn, Amellia Chifodya, Sir Alex Ferguson, Fiona Ferguson, and GRS Founder & CEO Dr. Tommy Clark. “The ambition behind World… Read More

Peace Corps Perspective: Unpacking Vital Adolescent Health Topics Through Sport

October 21, 2019

The following piece was contributed by Caroline Kupchella, a Peace Corps Volunteer currently serving as a Health Educator in Lesotho. Ms. Kupchella is originally from… Read More

Building Sustainability: Grassroot Soccer and Peace Corps Team Up to Create a Lasting Legacy

October 7, 2019

Master Coaches participate in a Peace Corps and Grassroot Soccer Sustainability Workshop. The relationship between Grassroot Soccer and the Peace Corps dates back to 2005. Read More

New Study Demonstrates Potential for Soccer to Turn Boys into Gender Advocates

September 20, 2019

By: Chukwidike Akanegbu, YEDI and Devyn Lee, Grassroot Soccer A new study out of Nigeria… Read More

Watch: Goldman Sachs Equalizer Cup Delivers Support for Adolescent Health (and Office Bragging Rights)

September 9, 2019

Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder Ethan Zohn rallies eager competitors ahead of the 2019 Equalizer Cup. On Tuesday, August 27, nearly 100 intrepid… Read More

“More Ways of Giving”: A DREAMS Success Story

July 23, 2019

The following story highlights Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe’s DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) programming, in partnership with FHI360, and was written by Grassroot Soccer… Read More