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

Drugs not enough to fight global HIV, AIDS crisis November 30, 2016

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, Toronto Star

Changing the Lives of Children Orphaned by AIDS October 5, 2016

Your Morning, CTV News

Upcoming Events

Getting There From Here: Fresh approaches to fundraising the community-led HIV response December 8, 2016

Geneva,

Seeds of New Hope World AIDS Day Benefit Concert December 3, 2016

St. Catherines, ON