Category: News 287 posts found


‘Dear America’: A Campaign for U.S. Support of the Global Fund

May 23, 2017

Dear America, The global health community needs your support. Without it, many lifesaving advances could soon be in peril. A powerful new video from Friends… Read More

Malaria Photo Essay

May 19, 2017

Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) is a Nigerian-run NGO that empowers, educates, and inspires youth and communities using proven models or ideas modified… Read More

Teaming Up on World Malaria Day

April 27, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, was World Malaria Day. As part of our approach to the prevention, testing, and treatment of malaria, Grassroot Soccer continues to partner… Read More

Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace While Creating Opportunities for Girls

April 4, 2017

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6 is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive… Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More

Creating Change Through Vital Conversations on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

February 17, 2017

We asked Coach Constance, in Zambia,  “What’s the most significant challenge you’ve recently faced in delivering GRS programming in the community?”. Below is her response. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Role Models Compete for Zimbabwe in AFCON 2017

January 29, 2017

Earlier this month when the Zimbabwe Men’s National Team took to the pitch in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe was represented… Read More

Grassroot Soccer World AIDS Day Gala Raises Over $1.1 Million for Youth

December 2, 2016

–Sir Alex Ferguson, Anastacia, Christen Press, James Nesbitt, Kieran Gibbs, Carlo Cudicini, and more galvanize the football community to change lives — On Thursday 1st… Read More

A Role Model for HIV+ Youth – Meet Coach Marilyn

November 27, 2016

Marilyn, age 26, is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coach in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Marilyn is part of a unique GRS programme called “SKILLZ+”, which… Read More

Eight Big Wins That You’ve Made Possible for Youth in 2016!

November 21, 2016

In 2016, our supporters helped Grassroot Soccer make an impact in the lives of many young people. Below are just… Read More