Category: From the Field 151 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Innovates in Response to COVID-19

September 30, 2020

COVID-19 has called for resilience, compassion, and adaptability from all of us. The world as we know it has changed, and youth in Africa are… Read More

YRHA Spotlight: Thubelihle Nkala

August 24, 2020

Editor’s note: The following first-person entry is part of a recurring series detailing the experiences of Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Youth Reproductive Health Assistants (YRHAs). A different… Read More

YRHA Spotlight: Norleen Takaendesa

August 24, 2020

Editor’s note: The following first-person entry is part of a recurring series detailing the experiences of Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Youth Reproductive Health Assistants (YRHAs). A different… Read More

YRHA Spotlight: Witness Moyo

August 24, 2020

Editor’s note: The following first-person entry is part of a recurring series detailing the experiences of Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Youth Reproductive Health Assistants (YRHAs). A… 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

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

New Study Demonstrates Potential for Soccer to Turn Boys into Gender Advocates

September 20, 2019

By: Chukwidike Akanegbu, YEDI and Devyn Lee, Grassroot Soccer A new study out of Nigeria… Read More

“More Ways of Giving”: A DREAMS Success Story

July 23, 2019

The following story highlights Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe’s DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) programming, in partnership with FHI360, and was written by Grassroot Soccer… Read More