Category: From the Field 133 posts found


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

HOPE IS A GAME-CHANGER

June 9, 2010

Inspired by opportunities to create innovative partnerships, GRS has joined international philanthropist and entrepreneur Bobby Sager and internationally acclaimed musician Sting as the key… Read More

Port Elizabeth Hosts Freedom Day VCT Tournament

May 13, 2010

On Freedom Day, while most South Africans were celebrating the Freedom of their country, in Port Elizabeth, Grassroot Soccer was celebrating another type of freedom:… Read More

GRS and J&J Host Girlz Got Skillz: A Young Women’s Summit on Health, Leadership, and Empowerment

April 16, 2010

On Tuesday, April 6th, the girls toured around Cape Town, stopping on Signal Hill for a view of the city. From April 5-10, 2010,… Read More

ELTON JOHN VISITS GRS IN CAPE TOWN

March 30, 2010

Khayelitsha, South Africa-- Sir Elton John plays find the ball with Grassroot Soccer Coaches and participants in the Football For Hope Center. Sir Elton… Read More