Category: From the Field 134 posts found


“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

β€œIt 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

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

GRS Partner IDYDC Celebrates Opening of FIFA Football for Hope Centre in Tanzania

October 24, 2013

FIFA Football for Hope Centre to become community hub in Iringa... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Invited to be Part of President Obama’s Africa Visit

July 1, 2013

GRS participates in youth leadership events in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Provides HIV Testing for 915 People to Mark Youth Day

June 25, 2013

Five tournaments combine competitive soccer with HIV testing... Read More

Enouce Ndeche, GRS Partner, Wins Egmont Trust Award

June 10, 2013

Kenyan partner named "Most Inspirational Individual"... Read More