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Kaizer Chiefs’ captain Jimmy Tau joins the fight against AIDS

December 3, 2008

Source: Soccer Laduma A number of South African sports stars, including Kaizer Chiefs captain Jimmy Tau, attended events in Port Elizabeth and… Read More

2010 World Cup Provides Platform for Major HIV Prevention Initiative

December 1, 2008

Today, World AIDS Day 2008, marks the official launch of the Football for an HIV-free Generation (F4) Initiative. Driven by an alliance between… Read More

HIV Testing Gets a Kick Out of Soccer

November 27, 2008

Source: Sisanda Mabona, The Herald, South Africa In a bid to encourage young people to know their HIV status, the second annual Kick… Read More

GRS and FHI Takes the Field in Tanzania

November 24, 2008

Source: Family Health International Family Health International (FHI) is teaming up with Grassroot Soccer (GRS), a US-based nonprofit organization that uses the popularity… Read More

Kicking AIDS to the Sidelines

November 18, 2008

Source: Article by Carrie Simmons A 2008 Truman Scholar and Director of Grassroot Soccer’s Lose The Shoes Campaign, Brooke Rosenbauer is combining her passions… Read More

Researchers Call for Multi-Level Programs, GRS Listens

October 21, 2008

In a recent article published in The Lancet, leading researchers called for “multi-level” behavior change strategies that utilize “a mix of communication channels… Read More

GRS & Partners to promote gender equality via 2010 World Cup

October 16, 2008

Earlier this year, representatives from Grassroot Soccer, Sonke Gender Justice, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, and several other organizations gathered in Cape Town… Read More

Ethan Zohn Kicking His Way Down the East Coast

October 3, 2008

Source: USA Today Ethan Zohn, a former pro soccer player who used his 2001 Survivor:Africa winnings to fight AIDS with GRS,… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Reaches Top 25 in Amex Voting Competition

September 10, 2008

From a pool of nearly 1,200 entrants, Grassroot Soccer has been selected as one of the top 25 projects in the 2008 American Express… Read More

Fergie’s MAC AIDS Fund Supports GRS VIVA YOUTH Program

September 5, 2008

Source: Business Wire M-A-C spokesperson, Fergie, announced 11 new grants from the M-A-C AIDS Fund (MAF) aimed at preventing the spread of HIV among young… Read More