Members of the South Okanagan Grandmothers for Africa.

Members of the South Okanagan Grandmothers for Africa.

Penticton Grandmothers host Taste of Africa fundraiser dinner

The South Okanagan Grandmothers for Africa are holding their Taste of Africa fundraiser at the Shatford Centre in Penticton on Oct. 27.

The South Okanagan Grandmothers for Africa are holding their Taste of Africa fundraiser at the Shatford Centre in Penticton on Oct. 27.

Rita Kabongoya and sister, Edna, both from Uganda, will prepare the meal with the help of the Grandmothers. The proceeds from this event will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to assist African grandmothers.

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The Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) works with community-level organizations which are turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa by providing care and support to women, orphaned children, grandmothers and people living with HIV and Aids.

Discover Africa’s culture, products and cuisine at the Taste of Africa. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. There will be games, entertainment, craft sales and wine by the glass for purchase.

Tickets are on sale at the Shatford Centre and from members of the Grandmothers for $35 and will be available until Oct. 27. For more information call 250-276-3139.