POWERED BY LOVE: A GRANDMOTHERS’ MOVEMENT TO END AIDS IN AFRICA
Joanna Henry and Ilana Landsberg-Lewis
The devastation wrought by HIV/AIDS in Africa is immense— it’s estimated that over 25 million people on the continent are living with HIV. In 2006, the Stephen Lewis Foundation devised a compassionate strategy: The Grandmothers Campaign, which connects African matriarchs affected by the disease with grandmas in Canada. Their stories comprise a remarkable collection of portraits that helps put a human face on a global pandemic. Oct. 10.