Positive Outcomes for Orphans (POFO) is a longitudinal, multi-country cohort study that looks at the experiences of 3,000 orphaned and separated children (OSC) and their caregivers in five low- and middle-income countries.
POFO Study Sites
Five low- and middle-income countries were selected that were culturally, historically, ethnically, religiously, politically, and geographically diverse from each other, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Cambodia, and India.
At each site, grassroots NGOs lead the local implementation of the research. Each NGO has a mission to work with children living in adversity and sought involvement in OSC-related research. Our current and former partner NGOs include: