Stephen Lewis AIDS Foundation AfriGrand Caravan

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 52, No. 8, October 2010, Page 414 News

This fall, the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign will bring together more than 240 grandmothers’ groups, students, activists, and community members to partake in the AfriGrand Caravan to raise awareness and funds for the AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

During the campaign, the Stephen Lewis Foundation will travel across the country with African grandmothers and teenage granddaughters orphan­ed by AIDS. The Caravan will create a forum for these women to tell their stories, share their strategies, and talk about their challenges and triumphs in dealing with the ravages of AIDS. 

It will also offer Canadians in 40 communities the opportunity to be inspir­ed by these stories and to join the movement. The Caravan will pass through BC from 29 October until 10 November.

The AfriGrand Caravan provides an opportunity for Canadians across the country to hear directly from those at the heart of community-based efforts to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa.

For more information, and to view the full AfriGrand Caravan schedule, visit

Friday, 29 October—Cranbrook
Sunday, 31 October—Nelson 
Monday, 1 November—Penticton
Wednesday, 3 November—Abbotsford 
Thursday, 4 November—Burnaby 
Friday, 5 November—Vancouver 
Monday, 8 November—Nanaimo 
Tuesday, 9 November—Comox Valley 
Wednesday, 10 November—Victoria


. Stephen Lewis AIDS Foundation AfriGrand Caravan. BCMJ, Vol. 52, No. 8, October, 2010, Page(s) 414 - News.

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