Archive: South Africa 10 posts found


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 internationalĀ 16… Read More

Coach Tacitā€™s Story: ā€œI Aspired to Become a Change Agentā€

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 suggestedĀ that soccer is a sport for boys ā€“ and boys alone ā€“ Entle Lentore would quickly set theĀ 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

Dreams Have No Gender

April 10, 2017

Grassroot Soccer Coach Zezeā€™s story explores how gender norms and stereotypes in a typically gendered sport such as soccer can be harmful to girls, and… Read More

Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace While Creating Opportunities for Girls

April 4, 2017

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6 is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive… Read More

Success Story: DREAMS, A Life Changing Opportunity

February 23, 2017

The DREAMS (Determined,Ā Resilient,Ā Empowered,Ā AIDS-free,Ā Mentored andĀ Safe) Initiative is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in HIV… Read More

Join Us at AIDS 2016!

July 15, 2016

We'll be at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa to share and learn... Read More

Peace Corps Partnership Reaches Girls and Women in Remote Areas

March 26, 2016

Editors Note: Our partnership with the US Peace Corps enables us to reach both boys and girls throughout the world. In this… Read More