Changing the Conversation on Mental Health in Zambia

May 30, 2023

Grassroot Soccer’s MindSKILLZ Magazine is a simple, take-home resource that aims to fill a critical gap in mental health education and engage young people’s families… Read More

Introducing Grassroot Soccer’s 2022 Mental Health Impact Report

May 22, 2023

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is leveraging the power of soccer to equip young people with the support and skills for improved mental health throughout adolescence and… Read More

Playing It Forward at Home and in the Community: Blessing’s Story

May 10, 2023

We are continuing to spotlight former Grassroot Soccer (GRS) participants from over the past two decades, where they are now, and how participating in GRS… Read More

Not Alone: Faith’s Story

March 27, 2023

“Life after the SKILLZ program has been different for me. It is not the way it was since I found out about my status. Read More

M·A·C Cosmetics Celebrates Partnership with Grassroot Soccer on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

For over a decade, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) has been a proud long-term partner of M·A·C VIVA GLAM to provide critical sexual and reproductive health support to… Read More

Scoring Goals with World Cup SKILLZ Magazines

March 6, 2023

On the occasion of last fall’s FIFA Men’s World Cup, Grassroot Soccer debuted a new soccer-based adolescent health resource: the World Cup… Read More

Reborn: Mercy’s Story

February 16, 2023

Mental health is a critical health challenge for adolescents living with HIV, and one that has to be proactively addressed to scale up effective HIV… Read More

Empowered to Lead: Gertrude’s Story

January 30, 2023

In honor of Grassroot Soccer’s 20th anniversary, we are spotlighting former participants from over the past two decades, where they are now, and how participating… Read More

Finding a Voice: Daniel’s Story

January 23, 2023

Daniel, an 18-year-old from Lusaka, Zambia, has faced a number of challenges in his young life. The firstborn in a family of three children, Daniel… Read More

Battle On: Aliness’s Story 

January 9, 2023

Depression is 2-3x more common in people living with HIV. For Aliness, an HIV-positive young woman from Lusaka, Zambia, depression has been an ongoing challenge… Read More