AAI is one agency that helps aids orphans in Africa. Families are even allowed to adopt HIV+ children. The new drugs, available in the west make it possibe for these kids to have a future. If you are interested in adopting a child that has lost his/her parents to aids, or an HIV+ child then contact AAI. They also have a fund for the education of hard to place kids, and an adoption fund to help offset the cost for waiting kids.