Category: From the Field 137 posts found


Ulwazi Cup HIV Counseling and Testing Tournament a Big Success

May 5, 2011

Youth and community members in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, spend a day filled with football, fun, and HIV awareness. Read More

Sithethelelwe “Kwinji” Sibanda

March 7, 2011

A Role Model for Girls in Zimbabwe Kwinji Sibanda is not only a coach and cornerstone of the Zimbabwean Grassroot Soccer… Read More

GRS Celebrates World AIDS Day

December 16, 2010

To mark World AIDS Day 2010, Grassroot Soccer Cape Town hosted a corporate Inspi(RED) soccer tournament on Saturday 27 November, inviting teams from... Read More

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