Category: News 325 posts found


365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

Chicago Marathon’s Team GRS Provides 600+ Adolescents with Life-changing Education

November 1, 2017

Sam Todd runs the 2017 Chicago Marathon on Team GRS Pam Miles, events coordinator for Grassroot Soccer, shares why the Chicago Marathon is… Read More

The Climb to 2 Million Youth: Your Highlights from 2017

November 1, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back on everything your support has accomplished. The past year has been filled with milestones, triumphs, and new… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected to Present at Gates Grand Challenges Meeting

October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) received an exclusive invitation to present at the 2017 Grand Challenges Meeting, hosted October 1-4 by the… Read More

Making the Cut in Uganda: Findings of VMMC Demand-Creation Work Published

October 15, 2017

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) is widely recognized by public health experts as a key component of HIV prevention.  According to the World Health… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Hosts Malaria Workshop This Week

July 26, 2017

Participants at a case management group discussion Did you know that nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria?… Read More

Pursuing Dreams, Defying Expectations: Entle’s Story

June 21, 2017

If someone suggested that soccer is a sport for boys – and boys alone – Entle Lentore would quickly set the record straight. The 13-year-old SKILLZ… Read More

SKILLZ Street Program Recognized with Classy Awards Win

June 16, 2017

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June… Read More

‘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