If you would like to help the Stephen Lewis Foundation's work with AIDs in Africa but are not sure what you can do, read this article by Lynn Martel in the Rocky Mountain Outlook and see what other Canadian are doing. It just might inspire you to do your part.
"Canada’s Rocky Mountains are just about as far away from African villages swamped in the suffering of AIDS as anyplace could be.
But as Paul Zizka returns to his job as a dining room server at the historic Num Ti Jah Lodge on the idyllic shores of Bow Lake this summer, AIDS in Africa will be prominent in his mind.
Zizka, 26, has teamed up with several co-workers to create The Mountain Movement, a collective of Num Ti Jah staff, university students and volunteers from across Canada working to raise funds and awareness of HIV/AIDS-related issues in Africa."
Read the rest of the article Servers fundraising for AIDS in Africa.
"Help us help others. This summer (2006) in Banff National Park, we, a group of volunteers from across Canada are organizing a series of events with the goal of raising funds and awareness HIV/AIDS related issues in Africa.
Our chosen beneficiary is The Stephen Lewis Foundation, an organization that helps to ease the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa by funding community-level projects that provide care and support to women, grandmothers, orphans and people living with AIDS."