AIR is hosted by the Graça Machel Trust, an initiative founded by Mrs. Graça Machel to foster and promote African women’s leadership and contributions in economic, political and social frameworks in national, pan African and international arenas; and to improve the lives of children through the promotion and protection of their rights.
AIR was launched with technical support and seed funding from the Stephen Lewis Foundation , and financial support from:
- MAC AIDS Fund, USA
- Canadian Psychological Association, Canada
- Samworth Foundation, UK
- Anonymous family foundation, Canada