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Build the Workforce Supporting Children
Our investments aim to increase the quality and quantity of the workforce supporting children
Survive to Thrive
Our investments aim to improve maternal and newborn care
Early Childhood Development
Our investments aim to improve access to quality early childhood care and education
Our investments aim to ensure that children and adolescents with HIV are identified, treated early, and maintained on treatment
Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases
Our investments aim to control and eliminate NTDs
Private Sector Solutions
We invest in organizations, funds, and companies that improve access to quality health and education through the private sector
On occasion, we invest in programs that meet the mission of this foundation but are outside our main focus areas
The ELMA Community Grants Program supports community-based organizations that serve marginalized and vulnerable children.
The African Paediatric Fellowship Programme
Seeded by ELMA, the APFP is now the leading training program dedicated to building the pediatric workforce in Africa
This initiative is a coordinated effort to find HIV-positive children and adolescents living in Uganda and South Africa and ensure that they are linked to quality support services and life-long treatment.
ELMA makes impact investments in companies that are providing healthcare and education products and services to children across Africa
Scaling ECD in South Africa
This initiative aims to strengthen the early childhood development eco-system to enable universal ECD access.
Strengthening ECD in Uganda
This initiative aims to expand access to ECD services, improve their quality, and grow the government’s capacity to deliver, measure, and improve them.
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EGPAF’s adolescent HIV case finding has been published in JAIDS and shows that care services significantly increase linkage to treatment for adolescents in Kenya.
ELMA has teamed up with TED, the Bridgespan Group, The Skoll Foundation, Virgin Unite, Dalio Foundation, and other key players in philanthropy as part of The Audacious Project.
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) was founded in 2002 to help save the lives of millions of people living with HIV/AIDS in the developing world.
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Camfed is one of the most prominent international non-profit organizations tackling poverty and inequality by investing in girls and women.
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Our Investment Framework
The ELMA Foundation's philanthropic strategy is embodied in its Investment Framework, which defines our focus areas, goals, and measures of success.