Category: Programs 116 posts found


HOPE IS A GAME-CHANGER

June 9, 2010

Inspired by opportunities to create innovative partnerships, GRS has joined international philanthropist and entrepreneur Bobby Sager and internationally acclaimed musician Sting as the key… Read More

REACHING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS DURING THE WORLD CUP

June 8, 2010

With the kickoff of the 2010 World Cup, GRS is launching an ambitious goal of reaching 1 million youth by the start of… Read More

Port Elizabeth Hosts Freedom Day VCT Tournament

May 13, 2010

On Freedom Day, while most South Africans were celebrating the Freedom of their country, in Port Elizabeth, Grassroot Soccer was celebrating another type of freedom:… Read More

ELTON JOHN VISITS GRS IN CAPE TOWN

March 30, 2010

Khayelitsha, South Africa-- Sir Elton John plays find the ball with Grassroot Soccer Coaches and participants in the Football For Hope Center. Sir Elton… Read More

Finding Courage Through Skillz

March 12, 2010

Grassroot Soccer continues to make an impact on the lives of the youth who participate in our programs.  The following story from Skillz… Read More

GRS Coach Lunga Sidzumo Wins Mac Aids Fellowship

March 1, 2010

Lunga Sidzumo , co-founder of Ragball International, poses with a handmade ragball. As a young leader in the fight against HIV and AIDS, Grassroot… Read More

I don’t care about your name, I just want to see you dance!

February 11, 2010

The following is an excerpt from GRS Intern Eren Munir’s Blog, Eren in Africa.  Posted on 5 of February, 2010. Read More

Football For Hope Centre Opens Its Doors To Khayelitsha And The World

December 8, 2009

FIFA president Joseph Blatter gives the final speech during the opening ceremonies. On Saturday, December 5, a day after the 2010… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Gives HIV the Red Card

December 8, 2009

With the eyes of the global soccer community fixed on Khayelitsha, South Africa, the December 5 Football for Hope Centre… Read More

Barclays Spaces for Sports supports Grassroot Soccer Zambia

November 16, 2009

On Wednesday, November 13, 2009, Barclays Bank and Grassroot Soccer Zambia officially launched a 3-year partnership in Zambia under Barclays’ Spaces for… Read More