Working to limit suffering of HIV impacted children and their families for 25 years.

Please join us to end the suffering once and for all as we work together toward an AIDS-Free generation.

Where We Serve

The Children's AIDs Fund 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.

State of Children’s HIV

For the first time in the HIV/AIDS epidemic we are on the verge of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of the virus. In fact, CAF is participating in the joint UNAIDS/UNICEF/PEPFAR “Countdown to Zero” campaign that has laid out a plan to eliminate new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keep their mothers alive. Read more about the State of Children's HIV

How You Can Help

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. CAF’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.

The Story Unfolds

New Program Will Double the Number of Children with HIV Receiving Treatment in Two Years

At the US-Africa Leaders Summit yesterday the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), launched Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT). ACT is an ambitious $200 million initiative to double the total number of children receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in ten priority African countries over [...]

HIV/AIDS Rate in the US Capital Surpasses Several African Nations

Most Americans think of HIV/AIDS as a challenge for other nations around the world, not the United States.   The alarming fact is that 3.2% of all adults ages 15 to 49 in Washington, DC are HIV positive.  If the US capital were a nation in Africa it would rank 23rd out of 54 countries in [...]

UNAIDS Report Highlights Successes and Gaps in HIV Treatment

A new report by UNAIDS shows that 19 of the 35 million people living with HIV globally do not know their HIV positive status.    While the report highlights how the efforts to increase access to life-saving antiretroviral treatment (ART) are making a difference, there is much more to be done in order to end the [...]

US HIV Epidemic a Continuing Reality

While much of the media attention and funding focuses in the global pandemic—particularly on hardest hit sub-Saharan Africa–reality is that the US HIV epidemic is an ongoing reality. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.1 million people in the US age 13 and older are living with HIV [...]

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” –Nelson Mandela

When the global response to HIV/AIDS began there were 10,000 new infections daily; 50,000 people on treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa; health systems totally overwhelmed; and life expectancy declined more than 20 years in some countries. Comparing the quest to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic to President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon, new [...]

Get Tested this Friday, June 27 – National HIV Testing Day

Remember that this Friday, June 27, 2014 is National HIV Testing Day. Nearly 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the U.S., and one in six don’t know they are infected. HIV testing is a critical first step in taking control and responsibility over one’s health. Under the theme “Take the Test, Take Control” [...]

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

Nearly 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the U.S., and one in six don’t know they are infected. Consider These Facts: -HIV testing is a critical first step in taking control and responsibility over one’s health. -Under the theme “Take the Test, Take Control” National testing day focuses on the importance of HIV [...]

Important Step Forward in Treatment for Children with HIV/AIDS

This week the launch of the Pediatric HIV Treatment Initiative (PHTI) marks a critical step toward better and more effective treatment options for the more than 3.4 million children around the world living with HIV/AIDS.    The gap between treatment for adults and children has been significant.   Of the 3.2 million children with HIV/AIDS—with 700 children [...]

Get Dad a Great Gift and Support the Children’s AIDS Fund Too!

In honor of Dad, shop at AmazonSmile through 6/15/14 and Amazon will donate an extra $5 to Children’s AIDS Fund. Click here to get started This is a great way to get something cool for your dad and help the Children’s AIDS Fund continuing efforts to assist those families and children impacted by HI/AIDS.

The Hidden Epidemic – May 15, 2014 Brief in Washington D.C.

The Hidden Epidemic of children with HIV was the focus of today’s briefing on Capitol Hill hosted by the Children’s AIDS Fund, UNAIDS, UNICEF, the Institute for Youth Development and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Of the 35 million people in the world living with HIV, 3.2 million are children.   At least 2 million [...]

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