Category: Programs 98 posts found


One Week Into SKILLZ+, Youth Participant Has New Outlook

March 28, 2017

One of the most powerful aspects of Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ+ program is the encouragement provided by SKILLZ+ Coaches.  These HIV+ role models identify… Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More

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

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

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

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

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More