The Children's AIDs Fund International serves families, children and orphans all over the world through HIV Care and Treatment and Prevention, helping Orphans and vulnerable children and much more. The Children's AIDs Fund has specific program focus' in Malawi, South Africa, Russia, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia. Get information about each Program Focus, Key Needs, and find ways that you can help.
Despite the amazing progress that scientific treatment and care programs have made in HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years, issues remain that we have yet to effectively address. Even now, with treatment programs scaled up around the world and experts heralding the dawn of an HIV-free generation, every day, more than 700 children will be infected with HIV and 500 children will die. Read more about the State of Children's HIV
Without your help many of the most needy and vulnerable children in the world will die. There is no end to the creative ways anyone – young or old – can help limit suffering of children and families impacted by HIV. CAFI’s work to change and save lives is supported by people like you. As you think about how you can be part of the global solution to HIV/AIDS, please consider some ways that you can help.
They say men build houses. But a house is not a home. Women build homes. I come from a country where 3 in every 5 homes are headed by a woman who has to play a mother and father figure all her life. Growing up I wasn’t any different. Let me share what makes my […]
Living with HIV/AIDS is a journey started by many kids knowingly or unknowingly. To some, it was mythical truth they realized later to be real. Mine started unknowingly. At the age of 11, the truth was uncoated for me to taste its bitterness, it felt like the world came crippling down on my head. Being […]
Myth # 2 – HIV/AIDS is Not an Issue in the United States In the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, we in the United States have been very fortunate to have a government that made HIV/AIDS a primary focus in the epidemic’s early days; relatively easy access to great health care; and widespread availability of […]
Myth # 1 – The HIV/AIDS Pandemic is Under Control & Going Away Many believe that the incredible investment of funds to fight HIV/AIDS and the great strides have been made in effective HIV/AIDS treatment mean the pandemic is under control and waning. After more than 30 years HIV/AIDS is rarely in the news, which […]
In an experimental first, the Malawi government and UNICEF tested the use of drones to explore cost-effective ways of reducing waiting times for HIV testing of infants. The test, using simulated samples, has the potential of providing a high-speed delivery system for HIV diagnosis. The week-long test of this innovative approach is intended to address […]
Today is a day to celebrate the amazing results of the last 15 year fight against malaria. World Malaria Day commemorates the date in 2000, when 44 African leaders met in Nigeria and committed their countries to reducing malaria-related deaths. Between 2000 and 2015, malaria mortality has fallen by 60% globally, saving 6.2 million lives. […]
Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) was one of 25 organizations awarded a grant from Allegra Printing in Dulles, VA. The Allegra Footprint Grant is awarded to local charities to help offset the organizations printing costs. This was the first time CAFI has received the award. “Giving is more rewarding than receiving.” ~ John Flynn President, […]
The Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) operating under a MAXIMUS Foundation grant, in conjunction with local partner Children’s AIDS Fund Uganda (CAFU), implemented an oral health project for children infected by HIV/AIDS. This project’s impact is amazing. Please read just one of the many letters received from the grateful youth, parents and guardians reached. I […]
Love. Caring. Affection. These are the cornerstones of relationships and what we celebrate on Valentine’s Day. In the U.S. we give dinners out, cards, chocolate and flowers to show those we love how much we care. Thousands of HIV impacted children never feel love, caring or affection, much less on Valentine’s Day. Your gift to […]
The Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) operating under a MAXIMUS Foundation grant, in conjunction with local partner Children’s AIDS Fund Uganda (CAFU), implemented an oral health project for children infected by HIV/AIDS. The seven month project (July 2015 to January 2016) was intended to reduce oral dental disease amongst HIV children and improve their quality […]