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A Healthy Mind is a Healthy Life

July 8, 2024

In Zimbabwe, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is working in partnership with local organization Pamumvuri, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and… Read More

Malawi Flood Response: Supporting Displaced Youth with MindSKILLZ

June 5, 2024

In response to a major flooding disaster in Malawi earlier this year, the Malawi Ministry of Health asked Grassroot Soccer to be part of their… Read More

A Journey to Self Discovery, Inspired by SKILLZ

May 28, 2024

In December last year, I attended the 22nd International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Harare, Zimbabwe, as… Read More

From SKILLZ Participant to Youth Advocacy Leader: Longwe’s Story

April 3, 2024

Longwe Mtongais is a child’s rights advocate, climate change activist, UNICEF Young Reporter, and currently the youngest Regional Advisor from Zambia for… Read More

Youth Leading the Conversation on the HIV Response

February 13, 2024

In December 2023, a delegation of Grassroot Soccer (GRS) team members attended the 22nd International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (… Read More

World Cup Winners Christen Press and Tobin Heath Visit Zambia with Grassroot Soccer

February 9, 2024

In November 2023, 2x World Cup Winners and Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Global Ambassadors Christen Press and Tobin Heath traveled to Lusaka, Zambia to spend time… Read More

Ninth Annual World AIDS Day Gala Celebrates Adolescent Mental Health; Raises Nearly $2 Million for Grassroot Soccer

December 15, 2023

On November 30, the Grassroot Soccer (GRS) community came together at Lindley Hall in London for GRS’s Ninth Annual World AIDS Day Gala and raised… Read More

Star Supporters for Life: A Bond Formed Through Grassroot Soccer

November 6, 2023

Fortune Sibanda and Lucky Ndlela first met when they joined Grassroot Soccer (GRS) as SKILLZ participants in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in 2008. In the SKILLZ program,… Read More

Unleashing Inner Strengths: Patience’s Journey with MindSKILLZ

October 26, 2023

In Kenya, where the vibrant energy of youth meets the challenges of growing up, mental health is a topic that can’t be ignored. Recent statistics… Read More

Coach Perspectives: “I am now the hope” for youth living with HIV

October 5, 2023

Last month, as part of Grassroot Soccer’s partnership with Bantwana Zimbabwe, GRS trainers worked with 30 Bantwana Coaches in Bulawayo to… Read More