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MANDELA DAY: Citadel gives us their 67 minutes

Happy Birthday Madiba! We were blessed with the presence of a group of employees from Citadel Wealth Management (www.citadel.co.za) who gave their 67 minutes to our grannies and kids on Mandela Day. They spent their time with us planting trees, … Continue reading

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GAPA Aftercare visits Kirstenbosch

On 26 and 27th June, our aftercare children had a lovely outing to Kirstenbosch thanks to Global Fund for Children! The kids had the opportunity to learn about nature, spend some quality time together and make memories. A group of … Continue reading

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GAPA grannies team up with Wonga Winter Warmers Campaign

Our GAPA grannies had the privilege of knitting scarves and beanies for the Wonga Winter Warmers Campaign this past month. On Thursday, July 4th, we handed these scarves and beanies over to U-Turn (www.homeless.org.za) where they will be made available … Continue reading

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May Workshop and Indaba

The month of May ended off with our customary four day workshop and indaba day. In spite of the bitter cold, grannies attended with smiles and much excitement! As always, the workshop was received with positive attitudes and grannies reported … Continue reading

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GAPA gratitude to Bristol-Myers Squibb

As part of efforts to assist GAPA with strengthening its systems, Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Denise and Eugenia spent 3 days at GAPA providing on-site training and introduction to financial, management and data tools.

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GAPA celebrates 10 years!

(Photos by Eric Miller – permission needed for further publishing) The day began with a buzz in the air. From the early hours of the morning grandmothers had started preparing for the celebration of the 10th year that their beloved … Continue reading

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GAPA has a new postal address

Please be advised that for future correspondence, our address is P.O.Box 517,Howard Place,7450, South Africa. Thank you for cooperation.

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Grandmother (Gogo) goodie bags for GAPA 10 year celebration

Dear friends and family GAPA (Grandmothers Against Poverty and Aids) will be celebrating its 10th year. This is a very big accomplishment for a grandmother driven project in South Africa. In our 10 years we have grown from strength to … Continue reading

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