Category: From the Field 128 posts found


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

Grassroot Soccer Honors Mandela Day

July 21, 2014

Day of community service honors Madiba's legacy. Read More

GRS Harnesses the Power of Soccer to Speak to Youth

July 7, 2014

" ...I am always reminded to stay healthy and have healthy behavior." Read More

Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe Launches Programming From FIFA Football for Hope Centre

June 10, 2014

Centre is the new community hub for GRS in Bulawayo... Read More

GRS Champions League Builds Community Among Young Men

May 27, 2014

Program provides young men opportunities for better outcomes in employment, health, and healthy relationships. Read More

Professional Soccer Players Increase Demand for HIV Testing in Zimbabwe

April 28, 2014

"Because of Grassroot Soccer, I want to know my status" Read More