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  • AIDS Orphans Education Trust NGO based in Jinja, Uganda, that works to provide formal and/or vocational education to AIDS orphans. n.d.
  • Association François-Xavier Bagnoud The Association undertakes a range of humanitarian initiatives focused on children and HIV/AIDS. n.d.
  • Bernard van Leer Foundation The Bernard van Leer Foundation funds and shares knowledge about work in early childhood development (ECD). Its Web site contains information on the foundation's worldwide projects, a diary of ECD events, links to ECD resources, and a collection of foundation publications which are available for download or order. n.d.
  • Children in Need Network Children in Need Network (CHIN) is a network of over 70 organisations serving children in need in Zambia. It provides its members with information and training to help them be more effective in their work with children. It facilitates networking so that these organisations can learn from each other's experiences. And it strives to promote awareness of the needs and rights of children in Zambia. n.d.
  • Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) CRIN is a global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights among nongovernmental organisations, United Nations agencies, intergovernmental organisation, educational institutions, and other child rights experts. n.d.
  • CINDI-Children in Distress, South Africa Informal consortium of NGOs based in Pietermaritzburg advocating for children affected by AIDS. n.d.
  • Community-Based Care in the Developing World: Related Resources HIV InSite's collection of material on international community-based care programs. n.d.
  • E-Support Center, Family Centered Care of Orphans and Vulnerable Children This is a website with online tools intended to support families caring for orphans and vulnerable children in India. Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India. 2008.
  • Family Health International Formed in 1971, FHI is a leader among nonprofit international public health organizations, managing research and field activities in more than 70 countries to meet the public health needs of some of the world's most vulnerable people. n.d.
  • Hope for African Children Initiative Community-based effort for children orphaned by AIDS or whose parents are ill or dying of AIDS-related causes. n.d.
  • Keep A Child Alive This website aims to provide antiretroviral treatment to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world by directly engaging the global public in the fight against AIDS. The site contains information on ART treatment and scale-up, nutrition projects, fundraising, and news related to children and orphans affected by HIV and AIDS. Keep A Child Alive. 2006.
  • Masiye Camp Organization provides psychosocial support to orphans and vulnerable children and youth in sub-Saharan Africa. Based in Zimbabwe. n.d.
  • Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Support Toolkit This is an electronic library of resources and tools intended to provide support of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The toolkit contains 500 resources on subjects that are important for the care of OVC, such as situation assessments, access to education, psychosocial support, and monitoring and evaluation. The resources are organized into seven subject areas related to OVC support work: running a program, health and nutrition, education, psychosocial support, economic strengthening, living environments and children?s rights. FHI 360, International HIV/AIDS Alliance. August 2008.
  • Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative for Children Affected by AIDS (REPSSI) A five-year project aimed at improving psychosocial assistance for children affected by HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa. n.d.
  • UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS n.d.
  • UNICEF Includes publications and links related to children affected by HIV/AIDS. n.d.
  • Unite for Children: Unite Against AIDS This UNICEF campaign aims to provide a child-focused framework for national HIV programs with four goals: preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission, providing pediatric treatment, preventing infection among adolescents and young people, and protecting and supporting children affected by HIV/AIDS. n.d.
  • USAID Displaced Children and Orphans Fund Includes reports and descriptions of country-level activities. USAID also maintains an archive of the Children Affected by AIDS(CABA) online discussion. n.d.
  • WHO The World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Web site. n.d.
  • World Bank, Early Child Development Includes numerous links to organizations and publications related to children and caregivers affected by HIV/AIDS. n.d.