Category: In the News 68 posts found


Grassroot Soccer at SA AIDS: Talking Points and Takeaways

June 27, 2019

Grassroot Soccer staff assemble on the first day of the biannual SA AIDS Conference, held in Durban. It was with great… Read More

Changemaker Cup UK Raises £110,000 for GRS Programming

May 24, 2019

  Pictured (left to right): GRS co-founder and board member Methembe Ndlovu, former professional footballer and television personality Rio Ferdinand, GRS founder and… Read More

“The Highest Example”: Quinton Fortune Shares Thoughts on GRS Coaches, Positive Masculinity (Video)

June 29, 2018

About the campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health challenges, perpetuated by harmful gender… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Welcomes Rachel Riley as a Global Ambassador

June 18, 2018

Rachel Riley attends Grassroot Soccer programming in South Africa, April 2018. JOHANNESBURG — Television presenter and personality Rachel Riley is on a mission… Read More

Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior: GRS Presents at SBCC Summit in Indonesia

April 27, 2018

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) recently joined innovators and changemakers from across government, regional entities, academics, NGOs, CSOs, global agencies and the private sector for the 2018… Read More

Fashion Forward: A Hood for Good

December 12, 2017

Lilly Becker and Jack Ellis The NOHOODINOYONI (no glove, no love) campaign brings together fashion designers, soccer legends, musicians, and models to raise… Read More

Stars Come Out to Mark World AIDS Day at Grassroot Soccer Gala

December 2, 2017

David Beckham and Rachel Riley headline fundraising event LONDON, ENGLAND — On Friday 1st December, to mark this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrities, footballers, and… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Recognised at 2017 Western Cape Government Awards

December 1, 2017

CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 … Read More

Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee, ExxonMobil, and Grassroot Soccer Team Up to Reach Youth Through Sport

November 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of Nicole Banister. Adapted from an earlier press release. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (Nov. 9, 2017) – Three… Read More

“For all the Voiceless Voices”: 5 Takeaways from WLGH 2017

November 14, 2017

The Women Leaders in Global Health (WLGH) conference is in its inaugural year, although the numbers might suggest otherwise. Held at Stanford University on… Read More