Improving early childhood development outcomes for young children affected by HIV and AIDS.

The landscape for early childhood development (ECD) for vulnerable children affected by HIV and AIDS has changed over the past few years. There is currently unprecedented support for moving from a child survival paradigm to fostering ECD to enable children to survive and thrive, which will boost future economic prosperity in the long term. The Foundation will make investments in three inter-related focus areas: 1) advancing program approaches to improve caregiving and early learning; 2) strengthening civil society and government systems and networks; and 3) building and disseminating evidence to improve practice and policy. These three approaches will be applied in an integrated way within our five focus countries in East and Southern Africa: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards Nearly $36 Million in Grants in the Fourth Quarter of 2016, Approves New Children Affected By HIV and AIDS Strategy

(LOS ANGELES) Dec. 15, 2016– The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved 27 grants totaling $35.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2016, which brings the amount of grants awarded for 2016 to more than $111 million, which surpasses the amount of grants awarded in 2015. The Foundation also approved a new strategic approach for the Hilton Foundation’s Children Affected by HIV and AIDS program area, which will officially commence on January 1, 2017.

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Aga Khan Foundation

To build capacity in early childhood development for children affected by HIV and AIDS in the Foundation’s five target countries (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia).

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