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Photography Exhibit Highlights Grannies in Cape Town

Joining the ranks of history, the Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS (G.A.P.A.) have made their most recent debut in the gallery of the District Six Museum. Honored as a focus for women’s month, seventeen grandmothers volunteered to be part of … Continue reading

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Amatsha Ntliziyo exhibition

Amatsha Ntliziyo grandmother exhibition continues from 22 July to 30 August at District Six Museum (Home Coming centre) corner Caledon and Buitenkant Street. Mon 9h00 – 13h30 and Tues 9h00-16h00

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‘thenevergiveups’ photo launch Khayelitsha

13/07/2011 Amatsha Intlizizo: Heros and Activists Never Give Up, They Perservere. “Supergrannies” Our Grandmothers on Film It’s a sunny Tuesday in July and GAPA is meeting in the Lookout Hill Center in Khayelitsha. The celebration is in honor of the … Continue reading

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New Website – May 2010

Due to a problem with our previous web hosting company, our website was unfortunately down for the last few weeks. We decided to create a new website from scratch, using the popular open source platform, WordPress. Althea’s husband Henk kindly … Continue reading

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Wonderful visit from Prof Jennifer Fish and Prof Bette Dickerson

Professor Jennifer Fish and Bette Dickerson returned to GAPA last week amidst a very emotional meeting in which we were wishing Vivienne happy birthday and taking stock of all our achievements for the year. Their arrival was an added celebration. … Continue reading

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Secure the Future Feature

Read an article written by BMShttp://www.bms.com/news/features/2009/Pages/stf_anniversary.aspx— GAPAGrandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS Tel/fax: 021 364 3138www.gapa.org.za

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Visit to Tanzania by GAPA granny and staff. In November three people from GAPA visited their sister organisation in Kibaha, outside Dar es Salaam. Twelve months ago the GAPA model of support was explained to grandmothers and representatives from KICODET, … Continue reading

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In loving memory of Mrs Mavilo

Mrs Mavilo “>Mrs Mavilo was a wonderful friend, teacher, mother and grandmother. She passed away suddenly this weekend due to cardiac arrest Here are some of the things that we loved about her: “She was very friendly with children” “She … Continue reading

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