67% of the people in the world who are HIV positive live in Sub-Saharan Africa. 50% of new HIV infections are in the 15-24 age group.
In Africa the sport that matters is soccer. Every town has a team. Players are heroes and role models.
Grassroot Soccer uses the immense popularity of soccer and the continent's most visable role models- star soccer players- to attract and inspire youth, implementing an innovative, evidence-based curriculum that gives them the knowledge, skills, and support to live with hope and stay HIV-free.