Category: Uncategorized 19 posts found


International Women’s Day: Amelia’s Story

March 6, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 is March 8. The following post was written by Amelia Chifodya, former Zimbabwe Women’s National Team player and Grassroot Soccer Zimbabwe… Read More

“My Survivour”: A Mother’s Bravery, Her Daughter’s Strength

December 3, 2018

At Grassroot Soccer, we spend a lot of time talking about The Three A’s: Assets (knowledge and skills) that adolescents need to live healthy and safe;… Read More

GRS Hosts Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, UNAIDS, and Others for Special World AIDS Day Visit

December 1, 2018

KHAYELITSHA, SOUTH AFRICA — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) kicked off World AIDS Day commemorations and activities in Khayelitsha Friday with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister … Read More

You Did It! What Your Support Accomplished in 2018

November 28, 2018

This time of year brings cause for reflection, and we at Grassroot Soccer (GRS) are humbled by your continued support of our programming. Whether you’ve… Read More

Together, We Can: An Inclusive Approach to Combating Gender-Based Violence

November 22, 2018

On Sunday, November 25, more than 3700 organizations from across the world will join together for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a… Read More

The Faces of Team GRS: 2018 NYC Marathon

November 16, 2018

‘Tis the season to be grateful! Year after year, mile after mile, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) supporters are pounding pavement, tackling trails, and taking on bike… Read More

We’ve Done Our Research: Highlights from HIV and Adolescence Workshop

October 25, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Over 200 participants attended the International Conference on HIV and Adolescence in Cape Town in mid-October. Grassroot Soccer (GRS) was… Read More

“The Highest Example”: Quinton Fortune Shares Thoughts on GRS Coaches, Positive Masculinity (Video)

June 29, 2018

About the campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health challenges, perpetuated by harmful gender… Read More

Thank You, Arsenal! (A Coach’s Note)

April 27, 2018

Thanks to generous support from The Arsenal Foundation, hundreds of adolescents in Zimbabwe have gained life-saving health knowledge through Grassroot Soccer holiday camps. Read More

Worth 1,000: ‘Changing the World Through Soccer’ Photo Essay

October 13, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Where in the world is Ethan Zohn? Tracking down the Grassroot Soccer co-founder can be a tricky task. His latest… Read More