Grandmothers group hosts book launch

Prince George Citizen, October 10, 2017. By Christine Hinzmann A local group that assists those African grandmothers raising their grandchildren because the AIDS epidemic has virtually wiped out an entire generation is hosting a book launch to raise funds for the cause. Grandmothers to Grandmothers Prince George, or G2G PG as they are best known, will host a book launch for Powered by Love: A Grandmothers’ Mo ... Continue Reading »

Hamilton-area Grandmothers to Grandmothers groups host book launch

Hamilton News, October 5, 2017.  By the time the AIDS pandemic in Africa reached its height in the early 2000s, millions of children had been orphaned. In the face of overwhelming loss, the grandmothers of Africa stepped in to hold families and communities together. Working with the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Canadian grandmothers have since raised more than $25 million to support African grandmothers and the g ... Continue Reading »

Grands ‘n’ More book launch Nov.4

Winnipeg Free Press, October 5 2017. By Tony Zerucha  A movement which sees Canadian grandmothers raise money and provide support for their sisters in Africa is being celebrated in a new book, which is itself being celebrated on Nov. 4 at McNally Robinson in the Grant Park Mall. Hosted by Grands ‘n’ More, Powered by Love: A Grandmothers’ Movement to end AIDS in Africa will officially launch at 7 p.m.. Gu ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers for Africa convene in Kelowna

Kelowna Capital News, October 5, 2017. Kelowna Grandmothers for Africa recently hosted a gathering of grandmothers from throughout the B.C. Interior. Representing 13 grandmothers’ groups from Prince George to Invermere to Osoyoos to Kamloops, participants came to Get Acquainted, Get Inspired, and Get Ideas. The groups are all affiliated with the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. ... Continue Reading »

African woman praises Alberta grandmothers groups

Red Deer Advocate, September 16, 2017.By Sean Mcintosh Ida Numbeya Mukuka from Zambia, Africa knows all too well the impact HIV-AIDS has had on people in her home continent. The 48-year-old woman’s husband and brother are were both killed by HIV-AIDS. She now works with the Stephen Lewis Foundation to raise awareness and prevent the disease in Africa. Mukuka was the keynote speaker at GrammaLink-Africa’s provin ... Continue Reading »