Category: South Africa 146 posts found

Grassroot Soccer Selected in the “Women Deliver 50”

March 7, 2012

Global advocacy organization recognizes GRS as a top solution improving the lives of girls... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Partners with Waves for Change for Holiday Camp

December 19, 2011

Soccer and surfing come together to empower young South Africans... Read More

Nike and Grassroot Soccer Extend Partnership To End AIDS

December 1, 2011

Nike and GRS celebrate World AIDS Day 2011 with tournament and testing event in Soweto. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Makes Commitment to Girls at Clinton Global Initiative

October 18, 2011

Grassroot Soccer Announces Unique Program at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to Provide South African… Read More

Children’s Radio Foundation Features Grassroot Soccer Graduates

August 24, 2011

Skillz Street graduates talk about learning to make their own choices. Read More

First Lady Michelle Obama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu Meet With Grassroot Soccer

June 24, 2011

June 23, Cape Town, South Africa – Grassroot Soccer staff, coaches, and participants had the honor of meeting First Lady Michelle Obama along with… Read More

Grassroot Soccer to Host Youth Day HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing Tournament in Cape Town

June 16, 2011

In line with its widely publicised mission, Grassroot Soccer (GRS), in partnership with the  Western Cape Department of Local Government, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading… Read More

South African Mail & Guardian Names 2 Grassroot Soccer Staff to 2011 “Top 200 Young South Africans” List

June 10, 2011

The South African Mail & Guardian, a premier print and online newspaper, just released it’s annual list of “Top 200 Young South Africans,” and Grassroot… Read More

UNAIDS High Level Commission on HIV Prevention visits Grassroot Soccer

May 9, 2011

"Grassroot Soccer is restoring dignity and building self-esteem of young girls..." Read More

Ulwazi Cup HIV Counseling and Testing Tournament a Big Success

May 5, 2011

Youth and community members in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, spend a day filled with football, fun, and HIV awareness. Read More