Category: News 287 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Activities Up and Running at the Jakaya M. Kikwete Youth Park in Tanzania

March 25, 2016

In October 2015, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Partnerships launched a new project with JMK Park in Dar es Salaam to use sport to support health education… Read More

GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected as Finalist for Child & Youth Finance International Award

December 11, 2015

Successful Coach Development program recognized at House of Lords...... Read More

Football Stars, Business Leaders, and Media Unite at World AIDS Day Gala to Support Grassroot Soccer

December 2, 2015

Event raises £700,000 to support adolescent health initiatives in southern Africa. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa Speaks at United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 29, 2015

GRS Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa, right, speaks at UN event while moderator Richard Lui, MSNBC and NBC News Anchor, look on. On November… Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Graduates, Coaches, Ambassador and Former Staff Part of Historic Zimbabwe Women’s National Team Qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics

October 26, 2015

On October 18, the Zimabwe Women’s National Football Team, known as “The Mighty Warriors” made history by defeating Cameroon 1-0 in the second leg of… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Has Reached the GuideStar Gold Level Profile as a
 Demonstration of Our Commitment to Transparency

October 24, 2015

Grassroot Soccer recently achieved the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit Profile level. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader… Read More

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More