Category: News 291 posts found


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

Football, Business and Media Communities Unite in London to Support HIV & AIDS Prevention at Grassroot Soccer World AIDS Day Gala

December 12, 2014

On 1 December supporters from the realms of football, business, and the media attended the Grassroot Soccer charity gala at London’s Savoy… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Zambia Wins Charity of the Year Award

November 25, 2014

Affiliate earns top honors in inaugural awards... Read More

GRS NYC Marathon Team Empowers 13,200 Girls

November 24, 2014

Runners raise record amounts for HIV prevention... Read More

Co-Founder Ethan Zohn Launches #IamaFootballer Campaign in South Africa

November 20, 2014

Co-founder shares stories of survival and message of hope... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Partners with 2014 Beyond Sport Summit

October 30, 2014

GRS engages attendees through programs, activity sessions, panel discussions, and more. Read More

Malaria Awareness and Testing Event a Big Success in Tanzania

October 29, 2014

One of Grassroot Soccer’s most successful partnerships to date has been with Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care (IDYDC) in the Iringa district… Read More