Archive: South Africa 15 posts found


“A Perfect Mindset is a Positive Mindset”: Meet Hope Peter

May 23, 2018

Hope Peter, 17 years old,  is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Soweto, South Africa. Since grade 6, she has participated… Read More

Achieving Collective Impact: 2018 Adolescent Health Partnership Forum

April 24, 2018

Grassroot Soccer held its inaugural Adolescent Health Partnership Forum April 10-12, 2018 to harness the power of partnerships, influence the global adolescent health… Read More

Quinton Fortune Joins Grassroot Soccer as a Global Ambassador

March 22, 2018

We are excited to announce that decorated footballer and former Bafana Bafana player Quinton Fortune has joined Grassroot Soccer as an official Global Ambassador. Quinton… Read More

Mojalefa’s Story: “I Am Grassroot Soccer”

February 22, 2018

Mojalefa Murubane is a new Programme Facilitator for the GRS Community Responses programme. He worked as a SKILLZ Coach in Alexandra from 2015-2017. Here is… Read More

Quinton Fortune Visits Grassroot Soccer

February 22, 2018

Former Manchester United star and renowned South Africa soccer player Quinton Fortune returned home to South Africa and visited Grassroot Soccer’s innovative adolescent… 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

Coach Tacit’s Story: “I Aspired to Become a Change Agent”

September 27, 2017

Tacit Radebe is the Programs Coordinator for Grassroot Soccer in Alexandra, South Africa. After questioning his purpose in life, he became a GRS Coach and… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Hosts Malaria Workshop This Week

July 26, 2017

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

Pursuing Dreams, Defying Expectations: Entle’s Story

June 21, 2017

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… Read More

USAID Southern Africa features Grassroot Soccer in Photo Essay

April 14, 2017

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… Read More