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Thank You, Arsenal! (A Coach’s Note)

April 27, 2018

Thanks to generous support from The Arsenal Foundation, hundreds of adolescents in Zimbabwe have gained life-saving health knowledge through Grassroot Soccer holiday camps. Read More

Living The Three A’s: Kawama’s Story

April 24, 2018

The impact of Grassroot Soccer programming can be traced back to an approachable yet intricate concept: The Three A’s. Each of these pillars – assets,… Read More

Achieving Collective Impact: 2018 Adolescent Health Partnership Forum

April 24, 2018

Grassroot Soccer held its inaugural Adolescent Health Partnership Forum April 10-12, 2018 to harness the power of partnerships, influence the global adolescent health… Read More

Quinton Fortune Joins Grassroot Soccer as a Global Ambassador

March 22, 2018

We are excited to announce that decorated footballer and former Bafana Bafana player Quinton Fortune has joined Grassroot Soccer as an official Global Ambassador. Quinton… Read More

Mojalefa’s Story: “I Am Grassroot Soccer”

February 22, 2018

Mojalefa Murubane is a new Programme Facilitator for the GRS Community Responses programme. He worked as a SKILLZ Coach in Alexandra from 2015-2017. Here is… Read More

Quinton Fortune Visits Grassroot Soccer

February 22, 2018

Former Manchester United star and renowned South Africa soccer player Quinton Fortune returned home to South Africa and visited Grassroot Soccer’s innovative adolescent… Read More

Fashion Forward: A Hood for Good

December 12, 2017

Lilly Becker and Jack Ellis The NOHOODINOYONI (no glove, no love) campaign brings together fashion designers, soccer legends, musicians, and models to raise… Read More

“Ending AIDS is in our Hands”: GRS Zambia Wins Big at the 2017 Champions Awards

December 7, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is a message distributed by David Kapata, GRS Zambia Programmes Manager, following the applause-worthy win on December 6, 2017. Read More

Real Women Sharing Their Stories About Gender and Gender-Based Violence

December 4, 2017

Editor’s Note: In 2016, StoryCenter began a partnership with Grassroot Soccer South Africa, to support young women living in Cape Town’s largest township, Khayelitsha, in telling… Read More

Stars Come Out to Mark World AIDS Day at Grassroot Soccer Gala

December 2, 2017

David Beckham and Rachel Riley headline fundraising event LONDON, ENGLAND — On Friday 1st December, to mark this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrities, footballers, and… Read More