Category: News 298 posts found


MSD Supports Launch of F4 Namibia

June 22, 2009

Pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) has supported the recent launch of Football for an HIV Free Generation (F4) Namibia, which will catalyze… Read More

The English Premier League forms partnership with Grassroot Soccer

June 22, 2009

The English Premier League has supported the crucial expansion of the combined initiative of Grassroot Soccer and the Baylor Children’s Foundation in Malawi to… Read More

GRS Featured on BBC News

June 11, 2009

Grassroot Soccer was recently featured on BBC News, taking a look at how the World Cup is helping South Africa fight HIV/AIDS. Read More

First Football For Hope Centre Breaks New Ground

May 25, 2009

Source: FIFA.com As the continent celebrated Africa Day today (25 May 2009), another milestone was achieved in ensuring that the 2010 FIFA World… Read More

Barclays, GRS Join Forces in Zambia

May 21, 2009

Barclays Supports GRS Zambia to Deliver its Biggest Programme to Date. Grassroot Soccer and Barclays have embarked on a new three-year partnership to fight… Read More

Nike, GRS Team Up in 4 Countries

May 7, 2009

Nike and GRS have joined forces to fight HIV in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. This partnership will enable GRS to reach more… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Named Beyond Sport Finalist

April 29, 2009

Grassroot Soccer was recently selected by a prestigious panel of judges one of 3 finalists in consideration for the Beyond Sport Best Project For… Read More

11 for Health Pilot Launched

March 5, 2009

Source: www.fifa.com It is a scorching summer’s day and FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, is lying on a field doing… Read More

Skillz Magazine Published Nation-Wide in South Africa

February 2, 2009

The first edition of Skillz Magazine was published nation-wide in South Africa on February 1st via the Sunday Times Newspaper. A production of Football… Read More

GRS Named New PEPFAR Partner

January 14, 2009

On December 1st, the US Government announced 19 New Partnerships against HIV/AIDS, including a massive scaleup of the Football For an HIV Free Generation Initiative in South Africa. Support from the New Partners Initiative (NPI) will enable GRS and its South African partners to expand programming to 250 schools across South Africa, educate over 230,000 youth, and reach over 3 million people with soccer-themed multimedia promoting HIV prevention. Read More