Category: South Africa 134 posts found

Girls First Project Given Vital Funding From Cityzens Giving

March 11, 2015

Charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group... Read More

Changing the Game for Girls

February 18, 2015

Research demonstrates HIV testing rate for SKILLZ Street participants 4x greater than national average... Read More

Grassroot Soccer and Woza Soccer Announce Partnership to Bring American High Schoolers on Soccer Immersion Trips to South Africa in Summer 2015

February 18, 2015

Norwich, VT (February 18, 2015) – Grassroot Soccer (GRS), an international nonprofit that uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize youth to live… Read More

SKILLZ Girl Expands to Seven Countries

February 17, 2015

Culturally-tailored curriculum empowers girls to live healthy lives... Read More

Sihle Adopts SKILLZ for Life

January 28, 2015

Sihle, a 12-year-old boy, is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Khayelitsha, South Africa. Sihle feels strongly about the problems in his community. While he first… Read More

Yamkela Becomes a Leader

January 19, 2015

Meet a Grassroot Soccer champion – Yamkela, 14 years old, from Khayelitsha, a sprawling township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa where over… Read More

Co-Founder Ethan Zohn Launches #IamaFootballer Campaign in South Africa

November 20, 2014

Co-founder shares stories of survival and message of hope... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Partners with 2014 Beyond Sport Summit

October 30, 2014

GRS engages attendees through programs, activity sessions, panel discussions, and more. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at UN Women German National Committee International Symposium

October 10, 2014

In late September, Grassroot Soccer South Africa Director of Development and Strategy Chris Barkley presented our work using soccer to promote gender equality among adolescents at… Read More

Engaging Boys in Vital Conversations

August 27, 2014

"The SKILLZ for Boys programme allows boys to speak up, increase their knowledge, and ask questions all in a safe space." Read More