Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
Who are we?
We are a non-partisan network of volunteers working together across Canada to advocate at local, national and international levels for the human rights of grandmothers, vulnerable children and youth of sub-Saharan Africa.
What do we do?
- We educate to raise public awareness and invite engagement.
- We advocate to influence national and global policy-makers.
- We partner with like-minded organizations to amplify our voices and increase our impact.
Current GRAN campaigns in support of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals:
Health: Ensuring access to affordable life-saving medicines. [Read more...]
Education: Improving access to quality education for all. [Read more…]
Gender-Equality: Working to end violence against women and girls. [Read more…]
We invite you to join us.
[Click here for more information on how you can get involved.]
19, 03, 2018
Tuberculosis is a communicable disease with high incidence rates in many sub-Saharan countries. Although curable, it kills more people than any other infectious disease. TB often co-habits... Read more
25, 01, 2018
Good news! Canada will double its pledge to the Global Partnership for Education to $180 million over the next three years (2018-2020). Prime Minister Trudeau announced Canada’s pledge... Read more
21, 01, 2018
GRAN member Myrtle Blinn took part with thousands of others in Saturday's Women's March in the nation's capital, one of many such marches held around the world to stand up for equality and... Read more