Granny Bulletin: A Message from Stephen Lewis

Dearest Grandmothers and Grandothers, In this, our final Granny Bulletin of 2014, we would like to take a moment to say a heartfelt and profound thank you to every member of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.  Your ingenuity, passion and commitment to African grandmothers is extraordinary and all of us at the Foundation are heartened to know it will continue into 2015. We would also like to share a letter ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers providing artistic comfort

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Kathy Duncan hopes a special event slated for next month at the Orillia Museum of Art and History garners support for grandmothers in Africa. Orillia Packet and Times.  December 10 2014. A quilt often tells a story. An Orillia group wants area residents to come and see the many stories beautifully illustrated in tapestries celebrating African grandmothers caring for ... Continue Reading »

Give a gift to those far away

The stops in this year’s Grandmothers house tour are no more than 10 minutes from each other. They can be found at 340 Oakfield Park Road in Oakfield; numbers 8 and 10 Mill Lane in Grand Lake and St Margaret’s Anglican Church, 5639 Hwy#2, Oakfield. (PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED) Herald Homes. December 6 2014. A group of women here in Halifax have taken on a mission to gain support for the grandmothers of Africa — many ... Continue Reading »

Porter: African women caring for their AIDS-orphaned grandchildren need our help

Toronto Star. Mon Nov 24 2014 Cathie Archbould / Courtesy of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.African grandmothers celebrate on stage of Vancouver’s Chan Centre for Performing Arts after delivering their messages to African Grandmothers Tribunal.Photo by Cathie Archbould, courtesy of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Immaculate Nakyanzi is an AIDS grandmother from rural Uganda. In her simple brick house, she cares fo ... Continue Reading »