Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 38 posts found


365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

Making the Cut in Uganda: Findings of VMMC Demand-Creation Work Published

October 15, 2017

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) is widely recognized by public health experts as a key component of HIV prevention.  According to the World Health… Read More

Coach Tracey’s Story: “Grassroot Soccer Has Changed My Life”

August 15, 2017

Tracey Motaung is a GRS Coach in Gauteng, South Africa, who was recently trained in December 2016. While she has faced many challenges and difficulties in her… Read More

Pursuing Dreams, Defying Expectations: Entle’s Story

June 21, 2017

If someone suggested that soccer is a sport for boys – and boys alone – Entle Lentore would quickly set the record straight. The 13-year-old SKILLZ… Read More

SKILLZ Street Program Recognized with Classy Awards Win

June 16, 2017

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June… Read More

Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace While Creating Opportunities for Girls

April 4, 2017

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6 is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive… Read More

One Week Into SKILLZ+, Youth Participant Has New Outlook

March 28, 2017

One of the most powerful aspects of Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ+ program is the encouragement provided by SKILLZ+ Coaches.  These HIV+ role models identify… Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More

A Role Model for HIV+ Youth – Meet Coach Marilyn

November 27, 2016

Marilyn, age 26, is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coach in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Marilyn is part of a unique GRS programme called “SKILLZ+”, which… Read More

International Day of the Girl Child: What’s Sport Got to Do With It?

October 10, 2016

October 11th marks the International Day of the Girl Child, an opportunity to reflect and seek… Read More