Grandmothers groups raise funds and awareness in their communities, and build solidarity with African grandmothers.
Grandmothers are an inspiring part of their community. Click here to read some of the stories about African and Canadian grandmothers that have been covered by the media.
The Granny Bulletin is a regular email update about the Grandmothers Campaign, intended to keep grandmothers groups across Canada informed about, and connected to, each other and the grandmothers and grassroots projects in Africa that are supported through their dedicated fundraising and awareness-raising efforts. Through the Granny Bulletin, grandmothers learn about projects in Africa and share their fundraising ideas, and receive updates about national and regional initiatives. Click here to sign up for the Granny Bulletin. To read back issues of the Granny Bulletin, click here.
Grandmothers groups across the country are selling imaginative and beautiful items to raise money for the Campaign. They also invent other creative ways to support the Campaign, such as through the Beds WithOut Breakfast (BWOB) service. Click here to view these products and services.
Want to get inspired? Click here to read an annual letter to grandmothers from Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, Executive Director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Click here to view our Photo Gallery or click here to view selected videos including stories from Africa, interview with African experts, and messages from Stephen Lewis.
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is an independent organization which works to stimulate policy change and effective government action on issues such as affordable generic drugs and an increased financial commitment to the Global Fund. For more information, visit their website here.