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Read our latest news and stories to see what’s happening at Grassroot Soccer.

Oct

06

2021

Youth Reproductive Health Assistants as Essential Workers: Reaching Adolescents in Zimbabwe During COVID-19

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that 12 million women globally have experienced contraceptive interruptions since the beginning of the…

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Oct

06

2021

Sep

30

2021

Bringing Research Insights Back to Stakeholders and Participants: GRS and Desmond Tutu Health Foundation’s Goals for Girls Study

Research is weaved throughout the Grassroot Soccer (GRS) approach. From integrating the latest evidence into our work to managing rigorous evaluations, we seek to contribute…

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Sep

30

2021

Sep

23

2021

Partnering for Healthy Behaviors: Reaching Youth in Zimbabwe through SKILLZ Magazines

Coach Cecilia (pictured right) with Gertrude, GRS SKILLZ participant Gertrude is a Form 4 student living in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In March 2020, when the Government…

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Sep

23

2021

Sep

03

2021

Introducing Grassroot Soccer’s 2020 Annual Report

Today, Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is releasing our 2020 Global Annual Report, which details GRS’s activities and impact in 2020. Here, GRS Founder…

News

Sep

03

2021

Jun

25

2021

Grassroot Soccer Launches a New Project to Scale Up SKILLZ in Mozambique in Partnership with Gorongosa National Park and the Cameron Schrier Foundation

Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is launching “Youth Run the World: Sustainable Empowerment in Gorongosa National Park”, a dynamic new project in Mozambique…

News Programs SKILLZ Curriculum

Jun

25

2021

May

13

2021

Grassroot Soccer Zambia Celebrates Inaugural PEPFAR Program to Improve HIV Service Delivery Among People Living with HIV

Grassroot Soccer Zambia (GRS) is excited to announce the launch of its first direct award from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) that…

News Programs SKILLZ Curriculum Zambia

May

13

2021

Apr

28

2021

Grassroot Soccer Celebrates 10 Years of Partnering with the ExxonMobil Foundation and Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative

A game of bed net ball helps participants understand how bed nets keep people safe from mosquitoes. April 25 was World Malaria Day, when we…

Implementing Partners News SKILLZ Curriculum

Apr

28

2021

Mar

08

2021

International Women’s Day: Collective Action and Communities

NHC Chairperson Margaret Phiri (left) and Lead Mentor/SKILLZ Plus Coach Tandose Banda (right) Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, adolescents in Africa faced the greatest burden…

From the Field News SKILLZ Curriculum

Mar

08

2021

Dec

22

2020

Above All, Hope: 2020 in Review

Grassroot Soccer Coach Nomthandazo Ndlovu in Bulawayo, Zimababwe (Photo captured by Slingshot Media prior to COVID-19) It’s been a tough year for all of us;…

News

Dec

22

2020

Dec

03

2020

United for Hope: Grassroot Soccer Virtual World AIDS Day Gala Raises Over $1 Million to Improve the Lives of Youth

“18 years ago it would have been hard to imagine that today we’d have the support of so many world class athletes, a Nobel…

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Dec

03

2020

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