CAFI is providing care and treatment around the world through clinics and health centers.
CAFI provides comprehensive and effective care in Africa, Russia and the United States
The Children’s AIDS Fund International works globally to limit the suffering of children and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS
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.
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
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
September heralds the beginning of the 2014 State Employee giving campaigns. The Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI) is participating in 17 campaigns throughout the U.S. These state campaigns are an important fund raising source for CAFI. The Maryland State Employees and Retirees once again lead the way with over $2,100 pledged last year. Thank you [...]
The Children’s AIDS Fund International was one of eight charities invited to attend the Kick-Off Combined Federal Campaign Celebration in Washington D.C. of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Court Services and Offenders Supervision Agency (CSOSA) and The Pre-trial Services Agency (PSA). In addition to the kick-off event a 9/11 observance ceremony was conducted. Both events [...]
This summer while many students spent their school break on family vacations, one student chose to spend some of her time volunteering at the Children’s AIDS Fund International (CAFI). This incoming sophomore decided she wanted to learn more about HIV and its worldwide impact . After just a few days at CAFI she quickly realized [...]
With the dramatic increase in the number of patients on HIV treatment over the past decade and the recent still controversial emergence of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programs, more and more experts assert it is possible to treat our way out of the HIV epidemic. Clearly increasing data supports that position because HIV positive individuals on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]