Category: South Africa 139 posts found


Success Story: DREAMS, A Life Changing Opportunity

February 23, 2017

The DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) Initiative is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in HIV… 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

Join Us at AIDS 2016!

July 15, 2016

We'll be at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa to share and learn... Read More

Being the Change: Meet Coach Nomazizi

March 28, 2016

"In my community that’s all they talk about, Grassroot Soccer, they invite their friends to come too..." Read More

GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected as Finalist for Child & Youth Finance International Award

December 11, 2015

Successful Coach Development program recognized at House of Lords...... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa Speaks at United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 29, 2015

GRS Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa, right, speaks at UN event while moderator Richard Lui, MSNBC and NBC News Anchor, look on. On November… Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More