Category: News 287 posts found


How Soccer is Changing My Community

March 31, 2015

"I believe all young women and girls should have access to safe spaces for play and sports..." Read More

Trevor Noah Visits Grassroot Soccer for Red Nose Day

March 13, 2015

Internationally known South African comic supports Red Nose Day... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Joins Global Money Week

March 13, 2015

Grassroot Soccer South Africa was proud to participate in Global Money Week, the international money awareness celebration that engages over 3 million youth… Read More

Girls First Project Given Vital Funding From Cityzens Giving

March 11, 2015

Charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group... Read More

Grassroot Soccer and Woza Soccer Announce Partnership to Bring American High Schoolers on Soccer Immersion Trips to South Africa in Summer 2015

February 18, 2015

Norwich, VT (February 18, 2015) – Grassroot Soccer (GRS), an international nonprofit that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize youth to live… Read More

SKILLZ Girl Expands to Seven Countries

February 17, 2015

Culturally-tailored curriculum empowers girls to live healthy lives... Read More

Sihle Adopts SKILLZ for Life

January 28, 2015

Sihle, a 12-year-old boy, is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Khayelitsha, South Africa. Sihle feels strongly about the problems in his community. While he first… Read More

SKILLZ Girl Empowers Girls in Peace Corps Communities

January 27, 2015

New pilot program increases girls' self-confidence... Read More

Yamkela Becomes a Leader

January 19, 2015

Meet a Grassroot Soccer champion – Yamkela, 14 years old, from Khayelitsha, a sprawling township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa where over… Read More