Category: From the Field 133 posts found


Trevor Noah Visits Grassroot Soccer for Red Nose Day

March 13, 2015

Internationally known South African comic supports Red Nose Day... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Joins Global Money Week

March 13, 2015

Grassroot Soccer South Africa was proud to participate in Global Money Week, the international money awareness celebration that engages over 3 million youth… Read More

Girls First Project Given Vital Funding From Cityzens Giving

March 11, 2015

Charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group... Read More

Changing the Game for Girls

February 18, 2015

Research demonstrates HIV testing rate for SKILLZ Street participants 4x greater than national average... Read More

SKILLZ Girl Expands to Seven Countries

February 17, 2015

Culturally-tailored curriculum empowers girls to live healthy lives... Read More

Sihle Adopts SKILLZ for Life

January 28, 2015

Sihle, a 12-year-old boy, is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Khayelitsha, South Africa. Sihle feels strongly about the problems in his community. While he first… Read More

SKILLZ Girl Empowers Girls in Peace Corps Communities

January 27, 2015

New pilot program increases girls' self-confidence... Read More

Yamkela Becomes a Leader

January 19, 2015

Meet a Grassroot Soccer champion – Yamkela, 14 years old, from Khayelitsha, a sprawling township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa where over… Read More

Malaria Awareness and Testing Event a Big Success in Tanzania

October 29, 2014

One of Grassroot Soccer’s most successful partnerships to date has been with Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care (IDYDC) in the Iringa district… Read More

Engaging Boys in Vital Conversations

August 27, 2014

"The SKILLZ for Boys programme allows boys to speak up, increase their knowledge, and ask questions all in a safe space." Read More