Category: Zambia 33 posts found


“Ending AIDS is in our Hands”: GRS Zambia Wins Big at the 2017 Champions Awards

December 7, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is a message distributed by David Kapata, GRS Zambia Programmes Manager, following the applause-worthy win on December 6, 2017. David… Read More

365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

One Week Into SKILLZ+, Youth Participant Has New Outlook

March 28, 2017

One of the most powerful aspects of Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ+ program is the encouragement provided by SKILLZ+ Coaches.  These HIV+ role models identify… Read More

Creating Change Through Vital Conversations on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

February 17, 2017

We asked Coach Constance, in Zambia,  “What’s the most significant challenge you’ve recently faced in delivering GRS programming in the community?”. Below is her response. Read More

GRS Zambia Hosts Pepsi Young Champions Cup Tournament

April 24, 2016

In partnership with Pepsi, Grassroot Soccer Zambia recently hosted a three-part series of tournaments that combined competitive youth soccer with access to free HIV… Read More

First Lady of Zambia Kicks Off Voluntary Counseling and Testing Tournament

July 20, 2015

To mark Zambia’s National Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) Day on June 30th, the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, attended a VCT Tournament… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Zambia Wins Charity of the Year Award

November 25, 2014

Affiliate earns top honors in inaugural awards... Read More

Grassroot Soccer To Participate in the FIFA 2014 Football for Hope Festival in Conjunction with World Cup

June 26, 2014

Six participants and four young leaders to represent GRS in Brazil... Read More

SKILLZ+ Provides Support to HIV+ Youth

April 21, 2014

"Having someone you look up to admit to their status and tell their story without any shame gives you confidence and encouragement”... Read More

GRS Coaches Participate in Global Money Week

April 1, 2014

Coaches collaborate on worldwide celebration to empower the next generation to be confident and skilled economic citizens. Read More