Category: Programs 116 posts found


How the Grassroot Soccer Culture is Working To End Gender-Based Violence

January 10, 2019

Highlighting the GRS approach at 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum  Participants at the 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of… Read More

GRS Hosts Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, UNAIDS, and Others for Special World AIDS Day Visit

December 1, 2018

KHAYELITSHA, SOUTH AFRICA — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) kicked off World AIDS Day commemorations and activities in Khayelitsha Friday with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister … Read More

Know Your Status: A Grassroot Soccer Photo Essay

November 30, 2018

At Grassroot Soccer, we believe knowledge is power. This knowledge includes knowing your HIV status. Yet according to UNAIDS, 25% of people living with… Read More

You Did It! What Your Support Accomplished in 2018

November 28, 2018

This time of year brings cause for reflection, and we at Grassroot Soccer (GRS) are humbled by your continued support of our programming. Whether you’ve… Read More

“I discovered my true self”: Coach Cleo’s Story

October 23, 2018

It’s universal: Adolescence can be a tricky time, regardless of where you live. In many parts of the world, youth are disproportionately impacted by increased… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Participant makes “boss move” through voluntary circumcision

October 23, 2018

The impact of Grassroot Soccer programming can be traced back to an approachable yet intricate concept: The Three A’s. Each of these pillars – Assets,… Read More

Welcome to the SKILLZ Team: New Partner Announcements

October 3, 2018

Grassroot Soccer continues to grow through collaborations and innovative partnerships across the globe. Please check out the new partnerships helping young people build… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected as a Winner of the Demand Creation Challenge

July 2, 2018

OPTIONS Consortium Showcases Best-in-Class for HIV Prevention Demand Creation Grassroot Soccer was selected as the “Best Demonstrated Impact” winner of the… Read More

“A Perfect Mindset is a Positive Mindset”: Meet Hope Peter

May 23, 2018

Hope Peter, 17 years old,  is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Soweto, South Africa. Since grade 6, she has participated… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Celebrates World Malaria Day

April 30, 2018

World Malaria Day in Mozambique Grassroot Soccer’s locally-tailored curriculum provides interactive lessons about malaria: how it is spread, how to prevent it, and… Read More