Category: News 309 posts found


GRS Wins British Airways Business Opportunity Grant

February 1, 2010

Grassroot Soccer was recently selected by British Airways to receive one of 100 Business Opportunities Grants.  The following is an excerpt… Read More

Football For Hope Centre Opens Its Doors To Khayelitsha And The World

December 8, 2009

FIFA president Joseph Blatter gives the final speech during the opening ceremonies. On Saturday, December 5, a day after the 2010… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Features in New (Nike) Red Campaign

December 1, 2009

WORLD AIDS DAY 2009: Cote d'Ivoire and Chelsea player Didier Drogba is one of (NIKE) RED's biggest proponents. Drogba scored two… Read More

Tommy Clark featured in the Scottish Daily Record

November 30, 2009

Seeing teammates die of AIDS convinced me to do something to stop spread of HIV, says goalie Tommy Clark Nov 16… Read More

Barclays Spaces for Sports supports Grassroot Soccer Zambia

November 16, 2009

On Wednesday, November 13, 2009, Barclays Bank and Grassroot Soccer Zambia officially launched a 3-year partnership in Zambia under Barclays’ Spaces for… Read More

GRS Zambia, In Partnership With Barclays Spaces For Sports, Tests Record Numbers At Skillz VCT Tourney

November 6, 2009

Hundreds of people lined up in order to get tested for HIV. A total of 716 Zambians were tested, 87 of… Read More

A Record Number Of HIV Tests In Malawi

November 3, 2009

Over 4,000 attended the Sensitization event on the 25th of October in Lilongwe, Malawi. GRS Malawi saw unprecedented success during the… Read More

Castrol Supports 8 Skillz Holiday Programs in South Africa

October 26, 2009

The following is a press release from Castrol highlighting Skillz Holiday Programs funded by Castrol in October 2009… Read More

Kimberley Dribble-A-Thon 2009

October 23, 2009

Kristen Fladseth, Anna Barrett, and Peter Glidden pose with local Galeshewe children during the 2009 Galeshewe Dribble-A-Thon. In early September, GRS… Read More

Progress Continues On The Football For Hope Centre in Khayelitsha

October 13, 2009

The ‘Football For Hope’ Centre in the South African township of Khayelitsha is under construction and making big strides towards completion. Read More