Category: Programs 109 posts found


Yamkela Becomes a Leader

January 19, 2015

Meet a Grassroot Soccer champion – Yamkela, 14 years old, from Khayelitsha, a sprawling township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa where over… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Partners with 2014 Beyond Sport Summit

October 30, 2014

GRS engages attendees through programs, activity sessions, panel discussions, and more. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at UN Women German National Committee International Symposium

October 10, 2014

In late September, Grassroot Soccer South Africa Director of Development and Strategy Chris Barkley presented our work using soccer to promote gender equality among adolescents at… Read More

Engaging Boys in Vital Conversations

August 27, 2014

"The SKILLZ for Boys programme allows boys to speak up, increase their knowledge, and ask questions all in a safe space." Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at International AIDS Conference 2014

July 30, 2014

GRS presents findings on SKILLZ Street and MCUTS... Read More

GRS Harnesses the Power of Soccer to Speak to Youth

July 7, 2014

" ...I am always reminded to stay healthy and have healthy behavior." Read More

Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe Launches Programming From FIFA Football for Hope Centre

June 10, 2014

Centre is the new community hub for GRS in Bulawayo... Read More

GRS Champions League Builds Community Among Young Men

May 27, 2014

Program provides young men opportunities for better outcomes in employment, health, and healthy relationships. Read More

Professional Soccer Players Increase Demand for HIV Testing in Zimbabwe

April 28, 2014

"Because of Grassroot Soccer, I want to know my status" Read More

SKILLZ+ Provides Support to HIV+ Youth

April 21, 2014

"Having someone you look up to admit to their status and tell their story without any shame gives you confidence and encouragement”... Read More