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Read our latest news and stories to see what’s happening at Grassroot Soccer.

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15

2017

Coach Tracey’s Story: “Grassroot Soccer Has Changed My Life”

Tracey Motaung is a GRS Coach in Gauteng, South Africa, who was recently trained in December 2016. While she has faced many challenges and difficulties in her…

Coach's Story From the Field SKILLZ Curriculum South Africa

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15

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11

2017

“Young People Can Change South Africa”: On International Youth Day, a Call to Action

There’s a chance you’ve heard the name Yamkela Nqweniso. The seventeen-year-old Grassroot Soccer graduate and volunteer is, among other accomplishments, an HIV youth ambassador,…

From the Field Programs South Africa Uncategorized

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Grassroot Soccer Hosts Malaria Workshop This Week

Participants at a case management group discussion Did you know that nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria? According…

From the Field Implementing Partners News Programs South Africa

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26

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21

2017

Pursuing Dreams, Defying Expectations: Entle’s Story

If someone suggested that soccer is a sport for boys – and boys alone – Entle Lentore would quickly set the record straight. The 13-year-old SKILLZ…

From the Field News SKILLZ Curriculum South Africa

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2017

SKILLZ Street Program Recognized with Classy Awards Win

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June…

In the News News SKILLZ Curriculum Supporters

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2017

‘Dear America’: A Campaign for U.S. Support of the Global Fund

Dear America, The global health community needs your support. Without it, many lifesaving advances could soon be in peril. A powerful new video from Friends…

News USA Videos

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Malaria Photo Essay

Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) is a Nigerian-run NGO that empowers, educates, and inspires youth and communities using proven models or ideas modified…

From the Field Implementing Partners News Programs

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19

2017

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27

2017

Teaming Up on World Malaria Day

Tuesday, April 25, was World Malaria Day. As part of our approach to the prevention, testing, and treatment of malaria, Grassroot Soccer continues to partner…

From the Field Implementing Partners News

Apr

27

2017

Apr

25

2017

The True Meaning of International Development

By Grassroot Soccer Master Coach Nicole Banister Nicole Banister was a third-year Peace Corps Volunteer serving as the Peace Corps Program Assistant and a Master Coach…

From the Field Implementing Partners Programs

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25

2017

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14

2017

USAID Southern Africa features Grassroot Soccer in Photo Essay

How can sport save lives? Grassroot Soccer and its mission aim to help answer to that. We are honored to be featured in the vibrant…

From the Field In the News South Africa Supporters

Apr

14

2017

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