mothers2mothers believes in the power of mothers to end paediatric AIDS.

We train, employ, and empower mothers living with HIV to bring health and hope to other mothers, their families, and communities.

  • Paediatric AIDS is preventable. Just $10 could help one HIV-positive mother protect her baby from HIV.

  • We have reached more than 1.2 million women living with HIV in 9 countries.
    Find out how.

  • Each day, almost 700 children are infected with HIV. With your help, we can protect them from this deadly virus.

  • Keep up to date with m2m's news, and what is happening in the global effort to eliminate paediatric AIDS.

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  • Community Mentor Mothers Supporting Option B+

    m2m’s Community Mentor Mothers (CMM), like Musana Aisha in Uganda, reach out to HIV-positive women who have been put on treatment through Option B+, a universal approach supported by the World Health Organization that recommends all HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women be put on triple antiretroviral therapy (ART) for the rest of their lives. We asked Aisha how her clients react when they find out they are HIV positive and must take drugs for life, and how CMMs like her support them.
  • Positive Women Living Positively

    A recent evaluation of our programme in Uganda found that HIV-positive women who receive antenatal services at an m2m-supported health facility have better overall psychosocial wellbeing compared to women who do not have access to m2m’s Mentor Mothers.To better understand what this means for our clients, we asked Silindile Shozi, a Mentor Mother who runs m2m’s programme at Turton Clinic in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, as well as two of her clients, about the improvements they see every day.

    Read what Silindile and her clients had to say

  • Results of Uganda Study Praised by Government Officials

    Uganda-CBA mothers2mothers’ (m2m) programme in Uganda took centre stage on 10 April at a meeting in Kampala where Uganda’s government officials gave high-level support and enthusiastic endorsement for the findings in the recent External Evaluation and Cost-Benefit Analysis.

  • m2m Featured in Mail & Guardian

    Happy Maifadi walked into the health centre to find out if her baby’s HIV test results were back but she was not nervous. She was confident that her baby would test negative because she had the support Velna Malobolo, a Mentor Mother, throughout her pregnancy.

    “They taught me about the stages of pregnancy, they counselled me about HIV, my CD4 count [a measure of the strength of the immune system] and how to take my medication. I also learned that as a mother who is HIV-positive it is possible for my baby to be HIV-negative.” – Happy Maifadi

    Read more about Happy and Velna in the Mail & Guardian

  • South African Model Candice Swanepoel supports m2m

    The Results When South African model Candice Swanepoel partnered with Mother Denim to design a spring collection, she was asked to select a charity to receive proceeds of the sales. We are delighted that mothers2mothers was the perfect fit! “Not only was I able to explore my own creativity, but also garner attention and support for an organisation that saves lives and empowers women and mothers-to-be,” Candice said.

    Learn more about the exciting partnership

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