Grandmother and young woman (Photo by Alexis MacDonald)

Areas of Work

The Stephen Lewis Foundation works with community-based organizations working on the frontlines of the HIV & AIDS epidemic in Africa. We support women, children orphaned by AIDS and the indomitable grandmothers who have stepped in to care for them, and associations of people living with HIV & AIDS, who are bravely declaring their status and working to address stigma, educate their communities and press for change.

We strive to be responsive in our support, and to the constantly-evolving needs and priorities on the ground. Our current areas of focus include:

We work at the community level in 15 sub-Saharan African countries: Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

News

Dare To Wear Love Gala to Introduce Launch of Urgent Stephen Lewis Foundation LGBTQ Initiative May 5, 2017

Kim Hughes, SAMARITANMAG

Grandmas get down in Guildford December 7, 2016

Gord Goble, The Now

Upcoming Events

The Bayside Grannies Present Christmas in July Meal and Auction July 29, 2017

Mentone, VIC 3194 , Australia

Royal City Gogos' Cultural Crawl August 12, 2017

New Westminster, BC