Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 43 posts found


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

Coach Sony Changes the Game for Girls

April 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Sonwabise (Sony) Dick is a Grassroot Soccer Caring Coach in Khayelitsha, South Africa who has worked with GRS since 2011. Sony grew up… Read More

Girls First Project Given Vital Funding From Cityzens Giving

March 11, 2015

Charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group... Read More

SKILLZ Girl Expands to Seven Countries

February 17, 2015

Culturally-tailored curriculum empowers girls to live healthy lives... 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