Category: From the Field 113 posts found


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

GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More