Thousands turn out to watch grannies compete

From the Durban Daily News, March 27 2012. By Nosipho Luthuli. The Ntshanga gogos were crowned winners of the Gogolympics that were held at the Kwa Nyuswa sports ground in Hillcrest on Friday. This was the second annual Gogolympics and thousands attended the event to watch the senior citizens compete for a gold trophy. Chief executive of the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust, Olivia Myeza, said: “It was a huge success. ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin – March 26, 2012

In this Granny Bulletin: Updates from the Foundation: International Women’s Day submissions now on SLF’s Blog Stride to Turn the Tide Annual Walk – An Update from the Committee Focus on African Projects: Projects in the Media – Grannies Revisit Motherhood Because of Uganda’s HIV Epidemic Focus on Fundraising: Pennies for Change New Resource: Facebook and Twitter user Guide Dear Grandmothers ... Continue Reading »

Grannies Revisit Motherhood Because of Uganda’s HIV Epidemic

From The Huffington Post, March 8, 2012. By Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Founder and Director, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project, Uganda. As we celebrate the 101st International Women’s Day, I am reminded of the women in my life who spend years planning and preparing for motherhood. They store names in the backs of their minds for future children. They look for qualities in a partner who shows promise to be a good p ... Continue Reading »