Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 40 posts found

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

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

Coach Sibeko: Learning, Teaching, and Caring through SKILLZ Street

February 19, 2014

Coach Namhla Sibeko, Khayelitsha, South Africa SKILLZ Street, GRS’s female-specific program, was designed purposefully to empower female participants and teach them about their particular… Read More

GRS South Africa Wins Impumelelo Platinum Award

January 15, 2014

Award recognizes SKILLZ Street programme for girls, GRS contributions to improving lives of South Africans... Read More