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Grassroot Soccer Celebrates a Decade of Partnering with FIFA

June 1, 2020

By Haley Wigglesworth, Senior Business Development Coordinator This year, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) celebrates a decade of partnership with FIFA along with… Read More

MINDSET: Aberdeen FC Community Trust and Grassroot Soccer Team Up to Enhance Mental Health for Adolescents

May 22, 2020

According to the WHO, “Promoting psychological wellbeing and protecting adolescents from adverse experiences and risk factors that may impact their potential to thrive are critical… Read More

Teamwork in Action: Partners Come Together for Rapid Translations of SKILLZ COVID-19 RESPONSE Curriculum

April 28, 2020

As soon as GRS launched our SKILLZ COVID-19 RESPONSE Curriculum in early April, we heard from partners around the globe who were eager to get… Read More

COVID-19: How Grassroot Soccer is Responding

March 29, 2020

Editor’s Note: For ongoing resources related to COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Resources page. As the global health community… Read More

Girls with Dreams, Women with Vision: An International Women’s Day Address

February 25, 2020

The following was written by Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Zambia Coach Kunda Mwitwa. International… Read More

“Vital Conversations”: Coach Fiona’s Story

February 20, 2020

Editor’s note: The following is adapted from a success story originally collected by Dickson Phiri. GRS Coach Fiona Chisuta outside of the GRS Zambia offices. Read More

GRS Joins More Than 10,000 Delegates at ICASA 2019

January 27, 2020

Left to right: GRS Soccer Zambia Managing Director Boyd Mkandawire, Programs Coordinator Taonga Kennedy, SKILLZ Coach Bernard Chanda Chimbele, and GRS Zimbabwe Managing Director Bheki… Read More

GRS Priority Partner RV United Celebrates Programming Success

January 27, 2020

Junior Development team photo courtesy RV United. (Editor’s note: This piece has been adapted from content written by GRS South Africa Communications Specialist Jenn Warren.)… Read More

Growth, Inspiration, and Progress: 2019 in Review

December 16, 2019

Our soccer-based health education programs meet youth on the front lines as they confront and overcome their greatest health challenges, such as sexual and reproductive… Read More

How Soccer Can Stop HIV: The Three C’s

November 26, 2019

Curriculum, Coaches, and Culture Combine to Change the Game Grassroot Soccer program in Zimbabwe. Adolescents, particularly in Africa, are among those hardest hit by… Read More