Category: South Africa 137 posts found


“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

Mojalefa’s Story: “I Am Grassroot Soccer”

February 22, 2018

Mojalefa Murubane is a new Programme Facilitator for the GRS Community Responses programme. He worked as a SKILLZ Coach in Alexandra from 2015-2017. Here is… Read More

Quinton Fortune Visits Grassroot Soccer

February 22, 2018

Former Manchester United star and renowned South Africa soccer player Quinton Fortune returned home to South Africa and visited Grassroot Soccer’s innovative adolescent… Read More

Real Women Sharing Their Stories About Gender and Gender-Based Violence

December 4, 2017

Editor’s Note: In 2016, StoryCenter began a partnership with Grassroot Soccer South Africa, to support young women living in Cape Town’s largest township, Khayelitsha, in telling… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Recognised at 2017 Western Cape Government Awards

December 1, 2017

CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 … Read More

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

Grassroot Soccer Presents at International HIV Adolescence Workshop

October 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG — In early October, 125 adolescent health advocates from 25 countries gathered in South Africa for the first International HIV Adolescence workshop. The… Read More

Coach Tacit’s Story: “I Aspired to Become a Change Agent”

September 27, 2017

Tacit Radebe is the Programs Coordinator for Grassroot Soccer in Alexandra, South Africa. After questioning his purpose in life, he became a GRS Coach and… Read More