Category: Programs 112 posts found


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

GRS Zambia, In Partnership With Barclays Spaces For Sports, Tests Record Numbers At Skillz VCT Tourney

November 6, 2009

Hundreds of people lined up in order to get tested for HIV. A total of 716 Zambians were tested, 87 of… Read More

A Record Number Of HIV Tests In Malawi

November 3, 2009

Over 4,000 attended the Sensitization event on the 25th of October in Lilongwe, Malawi. GRS Malawi saw unprecedented success during the… Read More

Castrol Supports 8 Skillz Holiday Programs in South Africa

October 26, 2009

The following is a press release from Castrol highlighting Skillz Holiday Programs funded by Castrol in October 2009… Read More

Kimberley Dribble-A-Thon 2009

October 23, 2009

Kristen Fladseth, Anna Barrett, and Peter Glidden pose with local Galeshewe children during the 2009 Galeshewe Dribble-A-Thon. In early September, GRS… Read More