African field representative visits Grandmothers For Grandmothers

© Herald photo by Tyler Clarke The local chapter of Grandmothers For Grandmothers are seen with two special guests -- African field representative Idah Nambeya, front centre, and Grandmothers Campaign Officer Yasmin Mussa, front right. At front left is group president Monica Bayda. Prince Albert Daily Herald.  September 25 2014.  In a significant first for Prince Albert’s Grandmothers For Grandmothers, two Ste ... Continue Reading »

Quinte Grannies for Africa to Host Fashion Show

Belleview News.  October 10 2014. Quinte Grannies for Africa will present a fashion show and afternoon tea on Saturday, October 18, at 2 p.m. at Christ Church Anglican on Everett Street in Belleville. The show will feature clothing from Deja Vu Boutique and three African women will model beautiful outfits from their native countries. A market place will complete the event. All proceeds will go to the Grandmothers ... Continue Reading »

Mountain Grannies to Host Fashion Show

Rocky Mountain Outlook.  October 2 2014.  Being that the AIDS situation represents an ongoing battle in Africa, the Mountain Grannies of Banff and Canmore are ramping up efforts to help combat the epidemic. The Grannies, best known for their annual Chili in a Bowl and Stride to Turn the Tide walk fundraisers for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, are branching out in a different direction – a fashion show to be held ... Continue Reading »

Yarn-Bombing Grandmothers

The original yarn-bombed tree at the Hillcrest AIDS Centre in Durban, South Africa. Photo: Nina Logan. Canadian Human Rights Museum. Sept 16 2014. In my time working as a Researcher-Curator at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, I had the privilege of learning about many amazing stories from across Canada and around the world. One of my favourites involves a tree, yarn and a group of remarkable women. When the M ... Continue Reading »