While tremendous progress has been made over the last decade to eliminate paediatric AIDS, more than 200 babies are still infected with HIV each day in sub-Saharan Africa. mothers2mothers trains, employs and empowers local mothers living with HIV as Mentor Mothers, frontline healthcare workers based in understaffed health clinics and within communities. Their intimate understanding of the social and cultural challenges facing HIV-positive and negative women who are their peers makes them uniquely effective in providing education and support on HIV and other critical health issues. Since its founding in 2001, mothers2mothers has become a leader in global efforts to end paediatric AIDS, reaching almost 1.5 million HIV-positive women across sub-Saharan Africa. mothers2mothers’ Mentor Mother Model has been proven to reduce mother-to-child transmission rates, while also creating significant savings through averted HIV treatment costs.