Category: From the Field 115 posts found


Success Story: DREAMS, A Life Changing Opportunity

February 23, 2017

The DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) Initiative is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in HIV… Read More

Creating Change Through Vital Conversations on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

February 17, 2017

We asked Coach Constance, in Zambia,  “What’s the most significant challenge you’ve recently faced in delivering GRS programming in the community?”. Below is her response. Read More

A Role Model for HIV+ Youth – Meet Coach Marilyn

November 27, 2016

Marilyn, age 26, is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coach in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Marilyn is part of a unique GRS programme called “SKILLZ+”, which… Read More

Eight Big Wins That You’ve Made Possible for Youth in 2016!

November 21, 2016

In 2016, our supporters helped Grassroot Soccer make an impact in the lives of many young people. Below are just… Read More

Amplifying the Effort to End Malaria Through Partnerships

April 25, 2016

Working together to reach thousands of youth... Read More

Learning Resilience: Meet Coach Anita

April 25, 2016

"I realized the importance of bouncing back no matter how difficult the situation..." Read More

GRS Zambia Hosts Pepsi Young Champions Cup Tournament

April 24, 2016

In partnership with Pepsi, Grassroot Soccer Zambia recently hosted a three-part series of tournaments that combined competitive youth soccer with access to free HIV… Read More

Being the Change: Meet Coach Nomazizi

March 28, 2016

"In my community that’s all they talk about, Grassroot Soccer, they invite their friends to come too..." Read More

Peace Corps Partnership Reaches Girls and Women in Remote Areas

March 26, 2016

Editors Note: Our partnership with the US Peace Corps enables us to reach both boys and girls throughout the world. In this… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Activities Up and Running at the Jakaya M. Kikwete Youth Park in Tanzania

March 25, 2016

In October 2015, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Partnerships launched a new project with JMK Park in Dar es Salaam to use sport to support health education… Read More