Mill Valley photojournalist Paola Gianturco documents activist grannies in new book

Marin Independent Journal (, September 18, 2012. By Vicki Larson. PAOLA GIANTURCO has been documenting women’s lives around the world for the past 16 years, but nothing quite prepared her for what she saw in Africa a few years ago. Everywhere she went, there were children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic, but they were not alone — they were being cared for by their grandmothers. As a relati ... Continue Reading »

Acclaimed author and photojournalist visits Camrose, September 8, 2012.  Photo and article by Mark Crown. Inspiration can come in many forms, but in Camrose on Sept. 8 it came most clearly in the form of a grandmother. Paola Gianturco an acclaimed author and photojournalist spoke Saturday at the Grandmothers to Grandmothers provincial gathering, hosted in Camrose at the Faith and Life Chapel in the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. Giant ... Continue Reading »

Granny Bulletin: September 10, 2012

In this Granny Bulletin: Updates from the Foundation New Total for the Grandmothers Campaign! Reminder: Submissions for the Grandmothers book 2012 Stride Report Group Updates: First Grandmothers Group in the UK Focus on Fundraising: Boston Pizza Night Resources: Grandmothers Campaign Website – Events GRAN Update: Our Hill to Parliament Hill Dear Grandmothers and Grandothers, The beginning of fall is here! ... Continue Reading »

Grannies open hearts and homes in Metcalfe

Your Ottawa Region, September 6, 2012. By Emma Jackson. The Metcalfe Grannies All About Kids are hoping to “turn the tide” for African grandmothers as they host a Kanata group who are cycling through the region to raise money for their African counterparts. The Grannies are a group of Metcalfe-area grandmothers who are part of the national Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign to raise money and awareness for ... Continue Reading »