Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 61 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Celebrates 10 Years of Partnering with the ExxonMobil Foundation and Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative

April 28, 2021

A game of bed net ball helps participants understand how bed nets keep people safe from mosquitoes. April 25 was World Malaria Day, when we… Read More

International Women’s Day: Collective Action and Communities

March 8, 2021

NHC Chairperson Margaret Phiri (left) and Lead Mentor/SKILLZ Plus Coach Tandose Banda (right) Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, adolescents in Africa faced the greatest burden… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Innovates in Response to COVID-19

September 30, 2020

COVID-19 has called for resilience, compassion, and adaptability from all of us. The world as we know it has changed, and youth in Africa are… Read More

Teamwork in Action: Partners Come Together for Rapid Translations of SKILLZ COVID-19 RESPONSE Curriculum

April 28, 2020

As soon as GRS launched our SKILLZ COVID-19 RESPONSE Curriculum in early April, we heard from partners around the globe who were eager to get… Read More

New Study Demonstrates Potential for Soccer to Turn Boys into Gender Advocates

September 20, 2019

By: Chukwidike Akanegbu, YEDI and Devyn Lee, Grassroot Soccer A new study out of Nigeria… Read More

In Faith’s Words: “I Am Special, Unique, and Beautiful”

May 30, 2019

SKILLZ Girl participants in Zimbabwe The reflections below are from a high school participant named Faith on her experience in a girls-focused Grassroot… Read More

Partnering to End Malaria Through the 3A’s of Adolescent Health

April 25, 2019

SKILLZ Malaria Coaches and participants in Papua New Guinea Today is World Malaria Day! Together with the… Read More

Looking Forward to a Brighter Future

March 27, 2019

Below is story from a SKILLZ Plus participant in Zambia. SKILLZ Plus is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) program that provides interactive, evidence-based curriculum for… Read More

Grassroot Soccer and Special Olympics Teach SKILLZ For Life

March 13, 2019

โ€œSoccer has had a huge positive impact on me and it feels amazing to be able to participate in a sport that teaches… Read More

How the Grassroot Soccer Culture is Working To End Gender-Based Violence

January 10, 2019

Highlighting the GRS approach at 8th Annual United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum  Participants at the 8th Annual United Nations Alliance… Read More