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Gifts from Telkom staff

In December of 2008 Telkom staff collected items to donate to GAPA. We are really overwhelmed by their generosity. Among the gifts was a much need refrigerator.About 20 boxes filled with everything from kitchen utensils, art supplies, sewing materials and … Continue reading

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Welcoming Penny

We are really happy to welcome Penny Kokwana to the GAPA team!Penny started working at GAPA in February this year and has added so much to our administrative systems.

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Daily activities at GAPA

Knitting Gardening Beading Sewing Pictures courtesy of 1st yr OT students from UCT

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Daily activities at GAPA

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Occupational Therapy Students visit GAPA 2008

University of Cape Town first year Occupational Therapy Students visited GAPA at the end of 2008. They sent their gratitude to the grandmothers for the insights shared.

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International Women’s day

On 10 March we held a special day of remembering how important we are and women. This was held in the GAPA centre with grandmothers who were attending our health club. The grandmothers identified that women were important because: A … Continue reading

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Poem by Mrs A Mdaka

Depression is my name Depression knows my name! It knows every details Even my weight down to scale! It seems to know the route to my happiness As it calls me in my sleep following my dreams as they go  … Continue reading

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Invite to Media

MEDIA ADVISORY African and Canadian Grandmothers to Unite in Symbolic Solidarity Action on March 25 in Select Cities  —  African grannies raising many of the 11.6 million AIDS orphans —  Cape Town, March 19, 2009 – On March 25, hundreds … Continue reading

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