Category: South Africa 139 posts found

GRS’s Lunga Sidzumo Speaks at Open Society Foundations’ Symposium

May 10, 2012

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) was thrilled to participate in the Open Society Foundations’ international symposium on ‘Sport Mega Events and the Crisis of Youth Exclusion’ in… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Receives $1 Million Boost from USAID

April 9, 2012

USAID/Southern Africa grant will provide HIV prevention education to thousands of youth. Read More

One Lucky Man!

March 9, 2012

In 2010, Coach Lucky conducted a GRS Skillz activity for the U.S. Men's National Team during their visit as part of the FIFA… Read More

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