Category: From the Field 128 posts found


Being the Change: Meet Coach Nomazizi

March 28, 2016

"In my community that’s all they talk about, Grassroot Soccer, they invite their friends to come too..." Read More

Peace Corps Partnership Reaches Girls and Women in Remote Areas

March 26, 2016

Editors Note: Our partnership with the US Peace Corps enables us to reach both boys and girls throughout the world. In this… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Activities Up and Running at the Jakaya M. Kikwete Youth Park in Tanzania

March 25, 2016

In October 2015, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Partnerships launched a new project with JMK Park in Dar es Salaam to use sport to support health education… Read More

GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Graduates, Coaches, Ambassador and Former Staff Part of Historic Zimbabwe Women’s National Team Qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics

October 26, 2015

On October 18, the Zimabwe Women’s National Football Team, known as “The Mighty Warriors” made history by defeating Cameroon 1-0 in the second leg of… Read More

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More

First Lady of Zambia Kicks Off Voluntary Counseling and Testing Tournament

July 20, 2015

To mark Zambia’s National Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) Day on June 30th, the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, attended a VCT Tournament… Read More

Four Grassroot Soccer Coaches Complete Selective EPL and British Council Training

May 9, 2015

Recently four Grassroot Soccer Coaches, two from Khayelitsha, South Africa and two from Johannesburg, South Africa, graduated from the British Council and English Premier League’s… Read More