Thirty years into the response to HIV, an estimated 3000 young people are newly infected with HIV everyday. Many young people living with HIV still do not have access to treatment and only 34% of all young people have correct and comprehensive knowledge about HIV and how to protect themselves. That’s why more than 150 […]
Sections from this post were originally published online by the humanitarian news and analysis service, IRIN, and PlusNews. To view the original article, please visit PlusNews’s article: HIV/AIDS: Top 10 for 2010 This has been an exciting year for the fight against HIV, with dramatic developments in biomedical HIV prevention and a record five million people receiving […]
Art for AIDS International is now on Foursquare! To encourage everyone to stop by our gallery we have decided to offer 5 dollars off any print for first time check-ins on Foursquare. All you have to do is come to our gallery, sign in to your Foursquare account using your mobile phone and show one of our staff members or volunteers.
On October 5th and 6th, help Art for AIDS International continue to create change for women and children affected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa by attending an incredible exhibition and workshop series at the Four Season’s Hotel in Vancouver.
The goal of AFAI is to raise awareness and funds through artwork to help women and children in sub-Saharan Africa living with the reality of HIV/AIDS. My goal is to torture the hell out of my body and hopefully raise a few dollars for this worthy cause. So please, if you have the inclination, support me, support this wonderful charity (or, conversely, if you don’t like me very much, support me killing myself for 4+ hours) and donate to AFAI.
It seems odd in retrospect that after almost a decade of hosting exhibits and workshops with students throughout Ontario and around the world, that we have never hosted an exhibition in Toronto (despite the incredible support we have received from local schools and individuals). To rectify this we have been working hard to ensure that […]
Tomorrow marks a milestone for Art for AIDS International! Hendrikus Bervoets, founder of Art for Aids International, will be on his way to an incredibly busy two weeks in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa was the original African connection for Art for Aids International making it truly inspiring that after six years of hard work and patient perseverance, Art for […]
By Daisy Oliver (Art for AIDS volunteer coordinator) It’ s hard to believe, that only one year ago, the gallery and venue of Art for Aids International, was nothing but a frumpy storage space. Now, as witnessed on its successful October 1, 2009 First Anniversary Opening, the space beautifully boasts the original and diverse artwork […]
By Daisy Oliver (Art for Aids Volunteer Coordinator) Sometimes an idea grabs hold of one’s imagination and won’t let go. I was first grabbed by Art for AIDS International on Dec 1st, 2006. World AIDS Day is an odd date for an anniversary but it marks the occasion when I descended the stairs into a […]