HIV/AIDS CARE FOR CHILDREN
More than 2.6 million children under 15 are currently living with HIV and AIDS. A growing body of evidence demonstrates how children living with or affected by HIV and AIDS are especially vulnerable to issues of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Save the Children works to prevent the spread of HIV and ensure children affected by AIDS get the help they need. With the support of donors and partners, it helps communities to care for sick and vulnerable children, as well as provide education, emotional support, nutritious food and much more.
Save the Children envisions a world where children and families can live free of HIV infection and in which families that are affected by HIV and AIDS can live positively and productively without stigma and discrimination.
Drawing on its global experience, Save the Children supports hundreds of thousands of children and young people at risk for, and affected by, HIV. Save the Children takes on a comprehensive approach in addressing HIV and AIDS, focusing on orphans and other vulnerable children; young people most at risk in the epidemic; and efforts to combat Pediatric AIDS including mother-to-child transmission prevention programs.
Join Kutoa throughout the month of July in supporting Save the Children and its important work helping children affected by this terrible disease.