HIV and AIDS Initiative

How We Help Those Affected

Your donation to the Compassion HIV/AIDS Initiative provides support to prevent HIV transmission and provides effective treatment to those infected.

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Medical Care

Voluntary testing, transportation to clinics, medication and antiretroviral therapy (ART)

Educational Support

Education on the prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission and voluntary counseling

Nutritional Support

Healthy foods supplied to children infected with HIV

37.9 Million

people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2018

1.7 Million

children under 15 are living with HIV


people died from HIV-related illnesses in 2018
Sources: World Health Organization

Everyday, We Help Children Like Godfry

An orphan at the age of 12, Godfry began exhibiting HIV symptoms only a few short days after his mother's death.

Godfry was so devastated by the news that he tried to hang himself. Thankfully, the rope snapped and social workers at his Compassion-assisted child development center immediately intervened. Today, through the support of Compassion's AIDS program, he is on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and is defying the disease.

Because of your donations, children like Godfry are able to fight back against the devastating spread of AIDS.

Godfrey's name and identity have been changed to protect his privacy.

Give With Confidence

With Compassion, your donation is used wisely to help children around the world.

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Have Questions About Compassion and How We Work?

Donating to a charity is an important decision. So when you're passionate about a cause and want to make a difference, we encourage you to do your research. Compassion is 100% committed to financial integrity, stewardship and using each dollar wisely. If you have any questions about Compassion or exactly how your donation will be used, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Please call us at 800-336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT to speak with a Compassion representative.

Donate AIDS Relief

The AIDS pandemic is especially hard on children living in poverty so when you donate AIDS relief funds through Compassion, you help it’s most vulnerable victims. Because of their extreme vulnerability and lack of voice, children benefit greatly when you donate AIDS relief. Giving through a child-focused organization like Compassion will allow your AIDS donation to be used in an effective and strategic way.

Compassion addresses HIV and AIDS through a variety of ways, so when you donate AIDS relief money through Compassion’s AIDS fund, you directly help poor children living in AIDS-affected areas around the world.

When you donate AIDS relief money through Compassion, you provide a child and his family with important benefits such as life-saving antiretroviral drugs, counseling, transportation to clinics, and AIDS education.

You can donate AIDS relief funds whether you sponsor a child living in an AIDS-affected area or not. Your donation will help those children affected by AIDS and give the world’s most vulnerable citizens a chance of escaping poverty.