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Image: GRASSROOTS looks back on 2017 & everything your support has accomplished.. Continued generosity enables us to stand beside youth on the front lines of HIV, AIDS, and malaria prevention.

The past year has been filled with milestones, triumphs, and new goals. Your continued generosity enables us to stand beside youth on the front lines of HIV, AIDS, and malaria prevention and provide empowering lessons surrounding youth development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender-based violence.   Read More...


Image: Be Bold For Change - International Women's Day International Women’s Day greetings from Lilongwe, Malawi! I’m here as part of a trip to several African countries

This is to check in with our Grassroot Soccer teams and participants, and to meet some of our fantastic implementing partners. My favorite part of spending time at our programs is the inspiring people I get to meet.
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Image: Grassroot Soccer Coaches are making a real difference One thing that always shines through is just how effective our Coaches are in being role models

Every day, throughout Africa and the world, Grassroot Soccer Coaches are making a real difference in the lives of young people.
Let's Help Them Do Even More.   Read More...


Image: Meet Ng'onga We’re celebrating the #RoadtoRio by aiming to raise funds to reach 1,000 more youth during the final build-up to the Games

Meet Ng’onga Mutale, one of many young people that you have impacted through your generous support of Grassroot Soccer (GRS). Ng’onga is 18 years old, lives in Lusaka, Zambia, graduated from a GRS health education program, and recently completed her secondary education. Here’s what she had to say about the impact of GRS on her life   Read More...


Image: Join Grassroot Soccer at AIDS 2016 Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is proud to be an active participant at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa July 18-22

The theme of AIDS 2016 is "Access Equity Rights Now", a call to action to work together and reach the people who still lack access to comprehensive treatment, prevention, care and support services.   Read More...


Image: GAP Year Program Aims to Change the Game for Adolescent Girls A partnership is empowering adolescent girls as they progress in education by increasing their educational, health, social, and economic assets

In South Africa, a partnership between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grassroot Soccer, Wits Reproductive Health Institute, Sonke Gender Justice, and the Population Council is empowering adolescent girls as they progress in education by increasing their educational, health, social, and economic assets, while at the same time shifting gender attitudes and encouraging positive behavior among adolescent boys.   Read More...


Image: "We've Gone Platinum!" Grassroot Soccer is one of first organizations to receive the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

Grassroot Soccer is one of the first organizations to receive the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. GuideStar recently launched the Platinum participation level to help nonprofits celebrate their results and impact. By sharing these metrics, they help the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress.   Read More...


Image: Comedian and "Marathon Man" Eddie Izzard Visits Grassroot Soccer British comedian Eddie Izzard recently visited GRS at the Khayelitsha, South Africa Football for Hope Centre.

This was part of his "27 Marathons in 27 Days" campaign to support Sport Relief, a biennial charity event from GRS supporter Comic Relief in conjunction with BBC Sport. You can see the finish of marathon #20 at the Centre and his discussion with GRS Coach here   Read More...


Image: Happy New Year from GrassRoot Soccer SA The impact that football makes through the work of Grassroot Soccer

Today I had a chance to see firsthand the impact that football and the work of Grassroot Soccer are making in the lives of young people. Visiting the programme in Khayelitsha, South Africa has given me tremendous optimism.   Read More...


Image: Racing Today for a Healthier Generation - Time is Ticking! During the time I'm out running the marathon today, 235 young people in Africa will become newly infected with HIV

I'm heading out the door to run the Amica Seattle Marathon, my second marathon in a month. Why? I'm celebrating my 42 years on the planet by raising critical funds to help young people in Africa live healthier lives. This is unacceptable and it is preventable. This is where Grassroot Soccer comes in.
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