Category: South Africa 138 posts found


GRS Featured on BBC News

June 11, 2009

Grassroot Soccer was recently featured on BBC News, taking a look at how the World Cup is helping South Africa fight HIV/AIDS. Read More

First Football For Hope Centre Breaks New Ground

May 25, 2009

Source: FIFA.com As the continent celebrated Africa Day today (25 May 2009), another milestone was achieved in ensuring that the 2010 FIFA World… Read More

Nike, GRS Team Up in 4 Countries

May 7, 2009

Nike and GRS have joined forces to fight HIV in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. This partnership will enable GRS to reach more… Read More

11 for Health Pilot Launched

March 5, 2009

Source: www.fifa.com It is a scorching summer’s day and FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, is lying on a field doing… Read More

2010 World Cup Provides Platform for Major HIV Prevention Initiative

December 1, 2008

Today, World AIDS Day 2008, marks the official launch of the Football for an HIV-free Generation (F4) Initiative. Driven by an alliance between… Read More

HIV Testing Gets a Kick Out of Soccer

November 27, 2008

Source: Sisanda Mabona, The Herald, South Africa In a bid to encourage young people to know their HIV status, the second annual Kick… Read More

GRS & Partners to promote gender equality via 2010 World Cup

October 16, 2008

Earlier this year, representatives from Grassroot Soccer, Sonke Gender Justice, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, and several other organizations gathered in Cape Town… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Youth Serve As Player Escorts in ā€œ90 Minutes For Mandela”

July 4, 2007

Grassroot Soccer participants will have a role to play in an important football match being played at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa… Read More