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The Climb to 2 Million Youth: Your Highlights from 2017

November 1, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back on everything your support has accomplished. The past year has been filled with milestones, triumphs, and new… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected to Present at Gates Grand Challenges Meeting

October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) received an exclusive invitation to present at the 2017 Grand Challenges Meeting, hosted October 1-4 by the… Read More

Making the Cut in Uganda: Findings of VMMC Demand-Creation Work Published

October 15, 2017

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) is widely recognized by public health experts as a key component of HIV prevention.  According to the World Health… Read More

Worth 1,000: ‘Changing the World Through Soccer’ Photo Essay

October 13, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Where in the world is Ethan Zohn? Tracking down the Grassroot Soccer co-founder can be a tricky task. His latest… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at International HIV Adolescence Workshop

October 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG — In early October, 125 adolescent health advocates from 25 countries gathered in South Africa for the first International HIV Adolescence workshop. The… 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

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

August 15, 2017

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… Read More

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

August 11, 2017

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,… 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?… 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