Implementing Partners

By partnering with existing organizations on the ground through our “Implementing Partners” program Grassroot Soccer is able to expand the reach of our impact.

GRS Port Elizabeth Features in Vanity Fair

GRS Port Elizabeth Features in Vanity Fair

The following is an article published 9 July, 2010 by Austin Merrill on VanityFair.com. Perie Zabathempu has begun her weeks during the World Cup by reciting a Monday-morning story to groups of children in their early teens who live in [...]

Port Elizabeth Hosts Freedom Day VCT Tournament

Port Elizabeth Hosts Freedom Day VCT Tournament

On Freedom Day, while most South Africans were celebrating the Freedom of their country, in Port Elizabeth, Grassroot Soccer was celebrating another type of freedom: the freedom to know your HIV status! On Tuesday, April 27, Freedom Day, GRS Port [...]

GRS and J&J Host Girlz Got Skillz: A Young Women’s Summit on Health, Leadership, and Empowerment

GRS and J&J Host Girlz Got Skillz: A Young Women’s Summit on Health, Leadership, and Empowerment

From April 5-10, 2010, Grassroot Soccer partnered with Johnson & Johnson and the Academy for Educational Development to host Girlz Got Skillz, an inspired, cross-cultural exchange program promoting girls’ empowerment, leadership, and healthy decision-making.  Bringing together 20 South African, 18 [...]