The Pan African Christian AIDS Network is a ministry that supports other African mission agencies working with AIDS patients, orphans, and families throughout Africa. PACANET’s primary focuses are training, advocacy, and resource support. PACANET has served as a significant resource to over 800 large and small ministries across the continent. Many grandmothers have taken in 6-10 grandchildren because their own children have died from AIDS. Many local volunteers lack the funds necessary to attend much needed regional training programs.