Category: News 303 posts found


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

Sojourn Explorers Teams Up With Grassroot Soccer

September 14, 2015

Sojourn Explorers is excited to announce it’s fundraising partnership with Grassroot Soccer (GRS), an international organization that believes in using the power of soccer… Read More

First Lady of Zambia Kicks Off Voluntary Counseling and Testing Tournament

July 20, 2015

To mark Zambia’s National Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) Day on June 30th, the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, attended a VCT Tournament… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Joins as Signatory to the Girl Declaration

May 10, 2015

Call to action urges global leaders to put adolescent girls at the heart of the post-2015 development agenda... Read More