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Recognition

Grassroot Soccer is proud to have been recognized for our work.

Awards and recognition include:

Individual awards:
Dr. Tommy Clark, Founder:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Annie Dyson Child Advocacy Award
  • Dartmouth College Martin Luther King Award, 2005
  • International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, Nkosi Johnson Award
  • The Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Society

Methembe Ndlovu, Co-Founder:

  • Dartmouth College Martin Luther King Award, 2010

Ethan Zohn, Co-Founder:

  • Nkosi Johnson Community Spirit Award, International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, 2004
  • Heroes Among Us Award, Boston Celtics and the Massachusetts State Health Department
  • Auxilia Chimusoro Award, US State Department in Zimbabwe

David Kapata, GRS Zambia Site Coordinator:

Grassroot Soccer has also been featured in the film documentary, A Closer Walk, the first film to depict humankind’s confrontation with the world’s HIV epidemic.