In support of Africa

Local grandmothers determined to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa are taking action with an event this Saturday in Vancouver.

Local grandmothers determined to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa are taking action with an event this Saturday in Vancouver.

Pressing Times in Africa will take place at Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5. The Oneness Gogos, the Ubuntu Ogogo Group and the South Surrey Soul Sisters – among more than 20 grandmother groups hosting the event – aim to galvanize support for African grandmothers who are raising an estimated 14.8 million children who have been orphaned by the AIDS pandemic.

Saturday’s event will feature a marketplace with handmade crafts produced by Oneness Gogos, the South Surrey Soul Sisters and fair trade African cooperatives. For more, visit www.greatervangogos.org or call Donna McBride at 604-536-9510.

 

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