Category: Programs 109 posts found


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

Researchers Call for Multi-Level Programs, GRS Listens

October 21, 2008

In a recent article published in The Lancet, leading researchers called for “multi-level” behavior change strategies that utilize “a mix of communication channels… Read More

International AIDS Conference Calls For ‘Universal Action Now!’

August 18, 2008

From August 3rd-7th, more than 21,000 researchers, public health leaders, and advocates flocked to Mexico City for the XVII International AIDS Conference. The five-day… Read More