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  • SOS Children's Villages' vocational training centre in Lilongwe, Malawi

    Malawi: Training brings change

    21.02.2017 - In Malawi, SOS Children's Villages is working with a partner organisation to empower sexually exploited girls and young women through vocational training, giving them the opportunity to have an alternative and independent way to earn a living. More 
  • Recovering after the earthquake in Ecuador

    14.02.2017 - In April 2016, a devastating earthquake hit Ecuador. Watch our video to learn more about how we have helped children and families cope with the effects of the disaster. More 
  • Why data matter to ensure sustainable development for all

    Why data matter: Calling for data that count all children

    06.02.2017 - Sustainable development must include all children. To ensure that vulnerable children do not remain invisible and have the equal opportunity to build sustainable futures, official data have to count all children. More 
  • Built to last: SOS Children’s Villages keeps children safe against natural disaster

    31.01.2017 - Recent emergencies in Philippines, Nepal and Haiti show the value of sound construction. More 
  • Partnering with local businesses to help young people on their way to independence

    27.01.2017 - Finding work and becoming independent is not easy for young people in Peru. SOS Children's Villages Peru has paired up with a local company to provide young people who cannot count on the support network of a family with internship opportunities. More 
  • Towards the right care for children

    Calling for a partnership to advance the rights of children in alternative care

    24.01.2017 - As the first research study of its kind, Towards the right care for children explores alternative child care systems in six countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. More 
  • Empowering vulnerable families in Cape Verde

    17.01.2017 - When parents find themselves trapped in difficult living conditions, their families may be at risk of breakdown and separation. With assistance from SOS Children’s Villages, Margarida, a single mother from Cape Verde, has defied unemployment and poverty and is building a better future for her children. More 
  • Children find safety amid uncertainty in South Sudan

    09.01.2017 - After the SOS Children's Village in Juba had to be evacuated in July 2016, the SOS families are settling in at their temporary homes in the South Sudanese capital. Life has slowly returned to normal for the children despite the ongoing security challenges in the country. More 
  • SOS Children’s Villages to begin work in Iraq

    19.12.2016 - SOS Children’s Villages is launching a humanitarian programme in the Dohuk region of Iraqi Kurdistan to help ethnic Yazidis and other internally displaced people. In an interview, Alia Al-Dalli, SOS Children’s Villages’ International Director of the Middle East and North Africa Region, explains the new emergency relief programme. More 
  • Mobile learning helps young Cambodians improve their skills

    12.12.2016 - In Cambodia, a mobile phone-based learning project gives young people the opportunity to build skills that help increase their employment prospects. More