Category: Zambia 40 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Celebrates a Decade of Partnering with FIFA

June 1, 2020

By Haley Wigglesworth, Senior Business Development Coordinator This year, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) celebrates a decade of partnership with FIFA along with… Read More

Girls with Dreams, Women with Vision: An International Women’s Day Address

February 25, 2020

The following was written by Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Zambia Coach Kunda Mwitwa. International… Read More

“Vital Conversations”: Coach Fiona’s Story

February 20, 2020

Editor’s note: The following is adapted from a success story originally collected by Dickson Phiri. GRS Coach Fiona Chisuta outside of the GRS Zambia offices. Read More

Looking Forward to a Brighter Future

March 27, 2019

Below is story from a SKILLZ Plus participant in Zambia. SKILLZ Plus is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) program that provides interactive, evidence-based curriculum for… 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

Meet Coach Florence Tembo: “Life Has Not Been an Easy Journey”

August 29, 2018

Florence Tembo is a dedicated 20 year-old business lady in Lusaka, Zambia. Like other Grassroot Soccer Coaches she’s a self-motivated young… Read More

Living The Three A’s: Kawama’s Story

April 24, 2018

The impact of Grassroot Soccer programming can be traced back to an approachable yet intricate concept: The Three A’s. Each of these pillars – assets,… Read More

“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. 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