Q: Who is The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)?

CIFF is an independent philanthropic organisation, headquartered in London with offices in Nairobi and New Delhi.  It works with a wide range of partners to transform the lives of poor and vulnerable children in developing countries.  Its areas of focus are: health, including adolescent sexual health, nutrition, education, child protection and climate change. Within its work on adolescent sexual health, it prioritises integrated sexual health services (including safe abortion), young voices, self-testing and self-medication. It was started in 2004 by Sir Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper.  For details of CIFF's current grant portfolios, including allocations to adolescent sexual health, click here.