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NEW: CAFO Study of COVID-19 Impact on Vulnerable Children and the Organizations that Serve Them

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact life across the globe.  As in virtually all crises, the most impacted are often those who are already the most vulnerable, including children at risk.  To learn more about how this unprecedented situation is influencing the lives of vulnerable children and families, the CAFO Center for Applied Research, Samford […]


Southern African Leaders Gather for the Fatherless

Sixty leaders from thirteen nations in Southern Africa gathered recently in Pretoria, South Africa. The Southern Africa Leadership Forum, coordinated by Together Africa Without Orphans (TAWO), was designed to motivate participants, churches and NGO’s to work together to promote and support family based care and family preservation around the African continent. Comprised of lawyers, church […]


The New CAFO Academy

The CAFO team is excited to announce the new CAFO Academy, a partnership between CAFO, the Christian Leadership Alliance, Azusa Pacific University and ECFA. The CAFO Academy is designed to help international orphan care leaders take their leadership and management skills to the next level of God-honoring excellence. The Academy is open to the local […]


Summit VII Recap: Torchbearers

Being with people whose hearts are lit up for Christ and the fatherless is amazing.  They glow with warmth and light.  So being with 1,500+ such people from 46 states and 7 countries in 1 place for 2+ intense days…well, it’s breathtaking. That was Summit VII. What’s most thrilling is to know that each individual […]