Category: Programs 124 posts found


Ensuring the Rights of Girls Through the Grassroot Soccer 3A’s Approach

October 9, 2020

On International Day of the Girl and amid an ongoing global pandemic, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) affirms its commitment to advancing the rights of adolescent girls… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Innovates in Response to COVID-19

September 30, 2020

COVID-19 has called for resilience, compassion, and adaptability from all of us. The world as we know it has changed, and youth in Africa are… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Celebrates a Decade of Partnering with FIFA

June 1, 2020

By Haley Wigglesworth, Senior Business Development Coordinator This year, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) celebrates a decade of partnership with FIFA along with… Read More

MINDSET: Aberdeen FC Community Trust and Grassroot Soccer Team Up to Enhance Mental Health for Adolescents

May 22, 2020

According to the WHO, “Promoting psychological wellbeing and protecting adolescents from adverse experiences and risk factors that may impact their potential to thrive are critical… Read More

COVID-19: How Grassroot Soccer is Responding

March 29, 2020

Editor’s Note: For ongoing resources related to COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Resources page. As the global health community… Read More

Growth, Inspiration, and Progress: 2019 in Review

December 16, 2019

Our soccer-based health education programs meet youth on the front lines as they confront and overcome their greatest health challenges, such as sexual and reproductive… Read More

New Study Demonstrates Potential for Soccer to Turn Boys into Gender Advocates

September 20, 2019

By: Chukwidike Akanegbu, YEDI and Devyn Lee, Grassroot Soccer A new study out of Nigeria… Read More

GRS Zimbabwe Partners with PSI on USAID Going the Last Mile for HIV Control Project

June 18, 2019

ZIMBABWE – Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe (GRS) is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with… Read More

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… 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