Category: From the Field 128 posts found


SKILLZ+ Provides Support to HIV+ Youth

April 21, 2014

"Having someone you look up to admit to their status and tell their story without any shame gives you confidence and encouragement”... Read More

GRS Zimbabwe Girls Compete in Street Child World Cup

April 4, 2014

Team helps bring awareness to issues facing youth around the world... Read More

GRS Coaches Participate in Global Money Week

April 1, 2014

Coaches collaborate on worldwide celebration to empower the next generation to be confident and skilled economic citizens. Read More

“We Need to Cheer Our Home Team Versus HIV and AIDS”

March 24, 2014

Editor’s Note: We first published this story in March, 2011. Since then, Coach Opo has remained with VAP, and is now the organization’s Monitoring &… Read More

GRS and RV United Team Up to Change the Game for Girls and Young Women

March 12, 2014

Only female soccer team in Khayelitsha proves a powerful force... Read More

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Zambia: The Grassroot Soccer Approach

February 19, 2014

“It starts with the kids; if we can help them understand and respect each other, things can really change.” Read More

ONE Campaign Delegation Spends the Day with Grassroot Soccer in Soweto

February 3, 2014

Delegation connects with Coaches, experiences GRS activities... Read More

Coach Lebo and Clopedia

November 20, 2013

Coach Lebogang Mathe, from GRS Alexandra, South Africa, has made a strong impact in the lives of many GRS participants. One of them is Clopedia,… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Celebrates Opening of FIFA Football for Hope Centre in Alexandra, South Africa

November 12, 2013

New Centre will serve as vibrant and sustainable development hub... Read More

Grassroot Soccer featured in WorldView Magazine

November 6, 2013

Focus on Sports and the Peace Corps highlights partnership... Read More