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On Friday, Novermber 29th, hundreds of people across Toronto will be taking part in Double Double Day, to mark World AIDS Day (on Dec 1st) and raise funds for Step By Step Africa.

Instead of buying your morning coffee or tea at your local coffee shop, grab one at work and donate the money you would have spent on your coffee to a great cause.

Want to support Double Double Day but your place of work isn't taking part? You can donate online by clicking the 'Donate' button to the right.

On January 18th 2012, Step by Step Africa launched our pilot of the
"double-double day." We asked one Toronto based Communications Company, for one day, to get their morning beverage at work, and donate what they would have spent on their coffee or tea to Step by Step Africa.

In just one morning’s coffee break, we raised almost $200! Imagine how much of a difference we could make if we launched this initiative across Canada.

Over the next few months, Step by Step Africa will be rolling out this initiative across Canadian based companies. We invite friends like you to launch this simple initiative at your office on behalf of Step by Step Africa. If you are interested, please email ben@stepbystepafrica.com for more information.


On July 21st, Step By Step Africa held our 5th annual fundraising concert extravaganza. The talented musical lineup, including, Dave Borins Holy Toledo!, and the Short & Curlies, delighted the crowd who braved the hottest night of the summer to join us. By the end of the night, we managed to raise an amazing $1000 to help us expand our programs in Uganda and Ghana!


Our first Holiday Gift Campaign has just come to a close and was a great success, raising over $2000! Thanks to everyone for their support and we'll be back next December.


In the spring of 2009, Step By Step Africa held a concert in London and our third annual fundraising concert in Toronto, bringing in almost $2500! We are already working on planning the show for 2010!


On Feb 1st, 2008, Step By Step Africa held our second annual fundraising concert. With three great acts, we managed to raise $1500. This concert is quickly becoming a trademark event for us, so be sure to check our site often so you don't miss the next one.


On June 26th, 2007, Step By Step Africa hosted a great comedy evening with lots of hilarious volunteer acts. Between ticket and bracelet sales we raised over $800!


Step By Step Africa hosted its first dinner party raising over $200 to help fund HIV/AIDS project on March 24th, 2007.


Ben Wise, the founder of Step By Step Africa, spoke at a York University science class about HIV/AIDS in Africa on March 23rd.


On November 30th, Step By Step Africa was launched with a night of fun and music. Three great bands played, and close to $1200 was raised, greatly exceeding our goal.

Step By Step Africa also started the sale of hand made beaded bracelets, with our footprint logo painted on each one.