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 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.

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, CAFI 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. 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.

The Story Unfolds

Support Children’s AIDS Fund International through AmazonSmile Foundation

When you shop at AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the purchase price is donated to Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI).  With the holiday season fast approaching this is a simple way to find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special and avoid the crowds. “This is a great and easy way to support HIV impacted children.” Operated by [...]

Looking for Unique and Significant Holiday Gifts?

Browse the wide array of gifts for your consideration at the CAFI online store (     Any gift you purchase will provide critical and tangible support for HIV-impacted children and their families. Hand Crafts Made by HIV-Impacted Women: Paper Beads Placemats, Table runners and Table Cloths Book Marks Gifts of Education and Empowerment: School Uniforms and [...]

Understanding HIV impacted Children’s Risk and Resilience

How will HIV/AIDS impact children over the long run and what can we do about it?    The question was posed to 14 global experts on children, HIV/AIDS and child development by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID). A three-phase study was conducted to find the [...]

CAFI at Health and Human Service 2014 Combined Federal Campaign Charity Fair in Washington D.C.

The Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) was one of three charities invited to participate in the Department of Health and Human Services 2014 Combined Federal Campaign Charity Fair. It was held on Oct 29  at the Hubert Humphrey Building in Washington D.C.  This year’s theme was “Make it Possible”. In 2013, federal employees donated over [...]

Wisdom from an African Proverb

The orange morning sun was up in the sky while the cold morning breeze hit my face. I was on a motorcycle going to hospital for my dialysis appointment. There were few cars on the road even though it was neither a weekend nor a public holiday. We rode past a soap manufacturing factory and [...]

Claiming the Future: An HIV-Free Generation

Today we stand at the brink of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.    We’re using HIV treatment to prevent transmission in discordant couples (where one is HIV positive and one is HIV negative).    Antiretroviral therapy deployed globally facilitates productive lives for those with HIV disease, providing a normal life span for those who are adherent. The [...]

Children’s AIDS Fund International is Now on eBay

Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) has a new way for you to help support our ongoing efforts to be part of the global solution to HIV/AIDS.  Beginning this week CAFI has begun listing selected items on eBay.   Some of these items are unique in limited quantities and others  are also featured on our website.  EBay, [...]

Tale of Wisdom from a Ugandan Youth

A tale of two villages of different ethnicities divided by a thick forest.   This forest was their sole survival, from it came firewood, fruits and meat.  The differences between these two societies created conflict that resulted in one viewing the other as their enemy. While the forest was their survival it was also haunted [...]

CAFI at Richmond 2014 Combined Federal Campaign Kick-off Event

Federal employees and members of the Armed Forces stationed at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation (DLA) Defense Supply Center Richmond, VA kicked off the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) on September 23, 2014.  The Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) was one of 30 charities invited to attend the celebration boasting this year’s theme: “We Make it [...]

Microscope Increases Clinic Capacity

On a recent trip to Uganda, Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) President Anita Smith (left) presented a Bausch & Lomb medical microscope to the Family Hope Centre Kampala staff.     The equipment was donated by CAFI board member Russell Smith, president of Organization Communications Incorporated (OCI), headquartered in Northern Virginia. Mr. Russell Smith is no stranger [...]

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