Category: From the Field 147 posts found


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

In Faith’s Words: “I Am Special, Unique, and Beautiful”

May 30, 2019

SKILLZ Girl participants in Zimbabwe The reflections below are from a high school participant named Faith on her experience in a girls-focused Grassroot… Read More

Partnering to End Malaria Through the 3A’s of Adolescent Health

April 25, 2019

SKILLZ Malaria Coaches and participants in Papua New Guinea Today is World Malaria Day! Together with the… Read More

Looking Forward to a Brighter Future

March 27, 2019

Below is story from a SKILLZ Plus participant in Zambia. SKILLZ Plus is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) program that provides interactive, evidence-based curriculum for… Read More

How the Grassroot Soccer Culture is Working To End Gender-Based Violence

January 10, 2019

Highlighting the GRS approach at 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum  Participants at the 8th Annual United Nations Alliance… Read More