Category: Programs 106 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

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

“Young People Can Change South Africa”: On International Youth Day, a Call to Action

August 11, 2017

There’s a chance you’ve heard the name Yamkela Nqweniso. The seventeen-year-old Grassroot Soccer graduate and volunteer is, among other accomplishments, an HIV youth ambassador,… 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? According… 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

The True Meaning of International Development

April 25, 2017

By Grassroot Soccer Master Coach Nicole Banister Nicole Banister was a third-year Peace Corps Volunteer serving as the Peace Corps Program Assistant and a Master Coach… Read More

One Week Into SKILLZ+, Youth Participant Has New Outlook

March 28, 2017

One of the most powerful aspects of Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ+ program is the encouragement provided by SKILLZ+ Coaches.  These HIV+ role models identify… Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More