Partner Organizations

ACE Africa – Action in the Community Environment
P.O. Box 2071
Bungoma, Kenya
Tel: +254-55-30118
ACE is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to providing support for people affected by HIV/AIDS throughout rural communities in Kenya.
Tanzania Women Research Foundation (TAWREF)
J.K. Nyerere Road
P.O. Box 716
Moshi, Tanzania
Tel: +255 754 624631
TAWREF (Tanzania Women Research Foundation) is a local NGO whose mission is to implement evidence-based, innovative projects and to promote better livelihood according to perceived needs and priorities through research.
Stand for Vulnerable Organization (SVO) 
P.O. Box 57336
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-911-88-68-77 
The mission of SVO is to address socio-economic, physical/health, psycho-emotional and spiritual needs of the vulnerable, especially children, women and elderly people, and to protect environmental degradation through various intervention programs that improve the quality of life of the disadvantaged and the well-being of the society.
Homeland (Meahto Phum Ko’mah)
#767, Gr. 18, Daim Spey Village
Slaket Commune,
Battambang City and Province
Tel: +(855) 53 952 911
Homeland (Meahto Phum Ko’mah) is a local NGO based in Battambang since 1997 which supports street children, trafficked children, children affected by HIV/AIDS and chronic illness, and people living with HIV/AIDS. The mission of Homeland is to work sustainably and in partnership with the community to improve the standard of living and well being of vulnerable children and families in Cambodia and to facilitate family reunification wherever possible while upholding the best interest of the child.
Sahara Centre for Residential Care and Rehabilitation
E- 453, Greater Kailash-II
New Delhi, India 110 048
Tel: +91-11-2921 9147
Sahara is a unique NGO, which has pioneered new and innovative approaches in responding to the needs of people who use drugs illicitly and for people living with HIV/AIDS.

POFO Staff by Site

POFO – Cambodia

Partner Organization: Homeland (Meatho Phum Ko’mah), Battambang

Mao Lang – Local Investigator

Leng Sok Huong – Accountant

Vann Vanroth – Supervisor

Sophy Cheoun – Interviewer

Vann Vannreak – Interviewer

Nym Seiha – Interviewer

Thy Somavatey – Data Entry

Former Cambodia Staff:

Sothy Kiry – Financial Manager

Ry Sopharath – Administrator

Chhoeurn Chan Phumi – Cashier

Chan Sopheak – Lead Interviewer

Sopha Phath – Interviewer

Kem Sovannchanntrea – Data Entry

Prak Kosal – Assistant Interviewer


POFO Ethiopia

Partner Organization: Stand for the Vulnerable (SVO), Addis Ababa
Misganaw Eticha – Co-investigator
Tadele Wakshum – HR & Finance Administrator
Tadelu Debissa – Office Administrative Assistant
Berhanu Kenea – Lead Interviewer

Wosene Molla – Interviewer

Hailu Sebsibe – Interviewer

Desalegn Sisay – Interviewer

Biniyam G/Hiwot – Data Entry

Former Ethiopia Staff

Frehiwot Alebachew – Local Investigator, Save Lives
Berhanu Wodajo – Project Coordinator
Belainesh Engidawork – Project Coordinator

Haimanot W/Michael – Lead Interviewer
Kokeb Badima – Assistant Interviewer
Sisay Woldeyohannes – Lead Interviewer
Abebaye Oljira – Assistant Interviewer

Irana Seyoum – Data Entry
Abdissa Solomon – Data Entry
Yonas Ayalew – Data Entry

Former Partner Organization: Save Lives (SaLE), Addis Ababa


POFO – India (two sites)

Partner Organization: Sahara Centre for Residential Care and Rehabilitation, Delhi
Ira Madan – Local Investigator

Dean Lewis – Consultant

POFO – Hyderabad
Venkata Gopalakrishna– Supervisor
Sowmitri Rayaprolu – Lead Interviewer

Anthony Francis – Assistant Interviewer
Vijaya Lakshmi Rayaprolu – Data Entry

Former Hyderabad Staff:
Durgam Ramadevi – Assistant Interviewer

Parugu Saritha Reddy – Assistant Interviewer
Rajeswara Rao Konjarla – Consultant

POFO Nagaland

Sentimoa Tzudir – Lead Interviewer

Pelevinuo Rai – Assistant Interviewer

Imliyanger Pongen – Assistant Interviewer

Former Nagaland Staff:

Mhonchumi Kikon – Data entry


POFO Kenya

Partner Organization: ACE Africa (Kenya), Bungoma
Augustine Imbuye Wasonga – Local Investigator

Cyrilla Amanya Werre – Quality Assurance Officer, Research

Robert Malenya Alleyne Mujera – Interviewer

Benjamin Wandera Makhanu – Data Entry

Moses Khisa Malaba – Community Mobilizer

Janet Wesonga – Interviewer

Former Kenya Staff:
Chris Bernard Otieno Agala – Lead Interviewer, Africa Regional Coordinator
Becky Kinoti Karwitha – Assistant Interviewer

Shem Juma Ochiengi – Accounting


POFO Tanzania

Partner Organization: Tanzania Women Research Foundation (TAWREF), Moshi
Dafrosa Itemba – Local Investigator
Rachel Manongi – Local Investigator

Eunice Maringo – Accountant
Stephen Sikumbili – Lead Interviewer

Winifrida Mawalla – Interviewer

Yombya Madukwa – Interviewer

Vicky Uisso – Data entry

Upendo Elibariki – Data entry

Former Tanzania Staff:
Amani Sizya – Lead Interviewer

Restituta Mvungi – Assistant Interviewer
Agnes Ngowi – Assistant Interviewer

Faith Meena – Data Entry

Esther Mfangavo – Data Entry

Prof John F. Shao – Local Investigator

Moshi Ntabaye – Local Investigator

Former Partner Organization: KIWAKKUKI, Moshi