Category: South Africa 143 posts found


“My Survivour”: A Mother’s Bravery, Her Daughter’s Strength

December 3, 2018

At Grassroot Soccer, we spend a lot of time talking about The Three A’s: Assets (knowledge and skills) that adolescents need to live healthy and safe;… Read More

GRS Hosts Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, UNAIDS, and Others for Special World AIDS Day Visit

December 1, 2018

KHAYELITSHA, SOUTH AFRICA — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) kicked off World AIDS Day commemorations and activities in Khayelitsha Friday with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister … Read More

You Did It! What Your Support Accomplished in 2018

November 28, 2018

This time of year brings cause for reflection, and we at Grassroot Soccer (GRS) are humbled by your continued support of our programming. Whether you’ve… Read More

We’ve Done Our Research: Highlights from HIV and Adolescence Workshop

October 25, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Over 200 participants attended the International Conference on HIV and Adolescence in Cape Town in mid-October. Grassroot Soccer (GRS) was… Read More

“The Highest Example”: Quinton Fortune Shares Thoughts on GRS Coaches, Positive Masculinity (Video)

June 29, 2018

About the campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health challenges, perpetuated by harmful gender… Read More

“Dreams Have No Gender” Spotlight: Neo Malema

June 23, 2018

About the campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health challenges, perpetuated by harmful gender… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Welcomes Rachel Riley as a Global Ambassador

June 18, 2018

Rachel Riley attends Grassroot Soccer programming in South Africa, April 2018. JOHANNESBURG — Television presenter and personality Rachel Riley is on a mission to… Read More

“A Perfect Mindset is a Positive Mindset”: Meet Hope Peter

May 23, 2018

Hope Peter, 17 years old,  is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Soweto, South Africa. Since grade 6, she has participated… Read More

Achieving Collective Impact: 2018 Adolescent Health Partnership Forum

April 24, 2018

Grassroot Soccer held its inaugural Adolescent Health Partnership Forum April 10-12, 2018 to harness the power of partnerships, influence the global adolescent health… Read More

Quinton Fortune Joins Grassroot Soccer as a Global Ambassador

March 22, 2018

We are excited to announce that decorated footballer and former Bafana Bafana player Quinton Fortune has joined Grassroot Soccer as an official Global Ambassador. Quinton… Read More