Category: From the Field 134 posts found


Football For Hope Centre Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

December 10, 2010

Khayelitsha, South Africa- Grassroot Soccer celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Football For Hope Centre in Khayelitsha, South Africa... Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s Grace Lungu Featured in Independent Article with Elton John

December 5, 2010

Grace Lungu is 23-years-old and lives in Lusaka in Zambia. Like many people her age, she is passionate.... Read More

English Premier League and Comic Relief- South Africa and Zimbabwe

November 30, 2010

Everyday 3,800 men, women and children die from AIDS. And according to the UNAIDS 2010 Annual Report, half of all new HIV infections –… Read More

GRS Zimbabwe Continues Successful Partnership with Children First

November 30, 2010

A boy plays "My Supporters" in Buawayo, Zimbabwe. Thanks to the generous support of Children First, Grassroot Soccer looks forward to 2011 to… Read More

International Sports Programming Initiative- Malawi

November 30, 2010

Last week, GRS received a two year grant from the US State Department’s International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI) to support Grassroot Soccer’s work in… Read More

Elton John AIDS Foundation Supports GRS South Africa

November 30, 2010

A Skillz Street team in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Building on their successful partnership in Zambia, Grassroot Soccer and the Elton John AIDS Foundation… Read More

U.S. Men’s National Team Visits GRS in South Africa

November 17, 2010

Sunday 14th November, GRS, Western Cape was very excited to host the United States Men’s National team at the... Read More

Andile Rafeni

October 1, 2010

Turning the Tide Against HIV/AIDS 25 year old Andile Rafeni grew up in a local community on the outskirts of Cape Town. Read More

GRS Launches Generation Skillz In South Africa

September 20, 2010

Coaches participate in the new Skillz activity "Skillz Cafe" during the Cape Town Generation Skillz Training of Coaches. September 6, 2010 marked the… Read More

PUTTING A FACE TO GRS’ IMPACT IN MALAWI

September 16, 2010

GRS Malawi participant Tsalani (back right) shows off his graduation certificate. In 2008, Grassroot Soccer began a partnership with the Baylor College of… Read More