Category: From the Field 137 posts found


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

NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR JOINS GRS SOUTH AFRICA

September 14, 2010

Grassroot Soccer is thrilled to welcome Feryal Domingo to the team as GRS South Africa’s new Managing Director.  With over twenty years of experience in… Read More

Introducing the 2010/11 Interns!

September 10, 2010

Grassroot Soccer is proud to present our 2010/2011 intern class!  Hailing from 13 states and 4 countries, this is our largest and most geographically… Read More

GRS Port Elizabeth Features in Vanity Fair

July 12, 2010

The following is an article published 9 July, 2010 by Austin Merrill on VanityFair.com. Perie Zabathempu has begun her weeks… Read More

Young Leaders from South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia Represent GRS at Football For Hope Festival

July 9, 2010

Eight Grassroot Soccer (GRS) graduates and three staff members from communities across Southern Africa came together last week to form the GRS delegation at… Read More

GRS Coaches Meet FIFA President at World Cup Game

July 6, 2010

Not only did five Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coaches get a chance to see the Uruguay v Ghana quarterfinal match at Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium,… Read More

GRASSROOT SOCCER PARTNERS WITH LEVI STRAUSS & CO. TO COMBINE SOCCER AND HIV PREVENTION IN WORLD CUP CAMP

June 24, 2010

Skillz Holiday program delivers HIV prevention education for employees’ children CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (June… Read More

Castrol’s Skillz Holiday Programmes to empower and educate youth during World Cup

June 10, 2010

Castrol is rolling out its Skillz Holiday Programme to children around South Africa during the extended school break over the 2010 Fifa World Cup… Read More