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Our Impact

Since we began in 2001, m2m has…

Created nearly 12,000 jobs for women living with HIV.

Reached more than 15 million people with critical health services in sub-Saharan Africa.

We undertake in-depth programme reviews every year.


We also release regular quarterly reports with our latest reach and impact. 

In 2021, m2m…

Grew in scale


new and returning clients were reached through direct services and technical assistance, a 22% increase over 2020.


women living with HIV were employed directly by m2m as frontline health workers called “Mentor Mothers”.


locations in which Mentor Mothers provided direct services, including health facilities and in the surrounding communities.

Took a step closer to an HIV-free generation


is the mother-to-child HIV transmission rate among enrolled m2m clients—well below the 5% UN benchmark. This makes 2021 the eighth straight year we have achieved virtual elimination.


In 2021, m2m met all of UNAIDS’ ambitious 95-95-95 Fast Track Targets for ending HIV/AIDS, four years ahead of the 2025 target dates.

Improved the health of women, children, and adolescents



of m2m’s pregnant clients at health facilities tested for HIV compared to a benchmark of 91% in Eastern and Southern Africa. [1]


of m2m’s clients who tested HIV-positive accessed antiretroviral therapy.


of m2m clients adhered to their treatment more than 95% of the time, which is well above the 80% adherence rate that the World Health Organization says is necessary to achieve viral suppression. [2]


of m2m’s pregnant and breastfeeding clients achieved viral suppression, surpassing the 91% benchmark for Eastern and Southern Africa. [3]


the number of children (ages 0-9) m2m reached in 2021.


of children enrolled in our early childhood development programme achieved their developmental milestones by their first birthday. [4]

4.^ Data from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, and Uganda—where we provide ECD services integrated into our RMNCH services.



adolescents (ages 10-19) were enrolled in our programme in 2021—a 51% increase from the previous year.


of  clients who are adolescent girls and young women (ages 10-24), and who were HIV-negative when enrolled in m2m’s programme, contracted HIV in 2021.

Data from m2m’s 2021 Annual Programme Review
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