Since 2003, over 500 organizations around the world have received grants through the HIV Collaborative Fund. Examples of funded programs include:
-- The Women's Network for Unity (WNU) in Cambodia, a community
organization in Phnom Penh, created a project focused on expanding
access to HIV/AIDS treatment for sex workers.
-- The South India Positive Network serves aravanigal (members of the
indigenous male-to-female transgender community) and men who have sex
with men in Chennai with prevention services and treatment education.
-- Solidarity for AIDS Organization in the Teso region of eastern Uganda,
formed when no other service provider was operating in the area
because of political instability and armed rebel groups. SAO's
founders were community members living in displacement camps and
conduct community education, distribute condoms and works to increase
treatment for HIV in those camps.
About The HIV Collaborative Fund
The HIV Collaborative Fund was founded in 2003 and provides small
grants to community-based organizations in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean,
Latin America and Eastern Europe. Funding is also provided for technical
assistance, program evaluation and regional network support. Over 15 donors
support these activities including the World Health Organization, The Bill
& Melinda Gates Foundation, the Steven Lewis Foundation, Johnson & Johnson,
Ford Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The HIV Collaborative
Fund is a project of Tides (http://www.tides.org) and all funding decisions are
guided by the members of the International Treatment Preparedness
|SOURCE HIV Collaborative Fund|
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