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Grassroot Soccer Named Ashoka / Nike Changemaker

March 4, 2008

On March 4th, Grassroot Soccer was named one of three winners of the Ashoka/Nike Sport for a Better World Collaborative Competition. In all, 382… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Wins MySpace Impact Award

February 28, 2008

Grassroot Soccer has been honored with the February MySpace Impact Award for Health and Safety. This honor brings with it a $10,000 grant, along… Read More

President Clinton plays Grassroot Soccer games in Lusaka, Zambia

October 11, 2007

President Bill Clinton visited Africa in July 2007 to see the work his Foundation is doing on the ground. During his time in Lusaka, a… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Youth Serve As Player Escorts in โ€œ90 Minutes For Mandela”

July 4, 2007

Grassroot Soccer participants will have a role to play in an important football match being played at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa… Read More

Zambian Youth Footballers Earn Trip To U.S. Soccer Camp

May 4, 2007

Five Zambian boys have won themselves a trip to the Brad Friedelโ€™s Premier Soccer Academy in Ohio, USA, following their participation in the Barclays… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Educates Youth in the Oldest Refugee Camp in Africa

March 13, 2007

Later this month, GRS will hold its second graduation at the Mayukwayukwa Refugee Camp in the western province of Zambia. GRS has been working… Read More

Mercy Corps’ YES to Soccer program in Liberia based on GRS Curriculum

June 23, 2006

Mercy Corps’ “YES to Soccer” program in Liberia is based on a curriculum designed by Grassroot Soccer that combines young people’s passion for the… Read More