Category: News 313 posts found


In Faith’s Words: “I Am Special, Unique, and Beautiful”

May 30, 2019

SKILLZ Girl participants in Zimbabwe The reflections below are from a high school participant named Faith on her experience in a girls-focused Grassroot Soccer… Read More

Partnering to End Malaria Through the 3A’s of Adolescent Health

April 25, 2019

SKILLZ Malaria Coaches and participants in Papua New Guinea Today is World Malaria Day! Together with the… Read More

Grassroot Soccer and Special Olympics Teach SKILLZ For Life

March 13, 2019

“Soccer has had a huge positive impact on me and it feels amazing to be able to participate in a sport that teaches me… Read More

How the Grassroot Soccer Culture is Working To End Gender-Based Violence

January 10, 2019

Highlighting the GRS approach at 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum  Participants at the 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of… Read More

“My Survivour”: A Mother’s Bravery, Her Daughter’s Strength

December 3, 2018

At Grassroot Soccer, we spend a lot of time talking about The Three A’s: Assets (knowledge and skills) that adolescents need to live healthy and safe;… Read More

GRS Hosts Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, UNAIDS, and Others for Special World AIDS Day Visit

December 1, 2018

KHAYELITSHA, SOUTH AFRICA — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) kicked off World AIDS Day commemorations and activities in Khayelitsha Friday with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister … Read More

You Did It! What Your Support Accomplished in 2018

November 28, 2018

This time of year brings cause for reflection, and we at Grassroot Soccer (GRS) are humbled by your continued support of our programming. Whether you’ve… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Hosts Private Screening of Bohemian Rhapsody

October 25, 2018

A special evening for a great cause. LONDON, ENGLAND – On Tuesday, 23 October, friends and supporters of Grassroot Soccer enjoyed a… Read More

We’ve Done Our Research: Highlights from HIV and Adolescence Workshop

October 25, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Over 200 participants attended the International Conference on HIV and Adolescence in Cape Town in mid-October. Grassroot Soccer (GRS) was… Read More

Welcome to the SKILLZ Team: New Partner Announcements

October 3, 2018

Grassroot Soccer continues to grow through collaborations and innovative partnerships across the globe. Please check out the new partnerships helping young people build… Read More