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  • 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 
  • Young entrepreneurs: Growing a business from the ground up

    05.12.2016 - Young people face significant challenges when they try to transition into the labour market. Often, there are not enough jobs or young people do not have adequate skills to find work. Entrepreneurship training is one way to help bridge this gap in Uganda. More 
  • SOS Children's Villages and partners outline priorities to protect young migrants

    29.11.2016 - SOS Children’s Villages is joining 77 other organisation in urging the European Commission and EU member states to step up protections of migrant and refugee children. More 
  • Working with families to become self-reliant

    24.11.2016 - Single-parent families tend to be particularly vulnerable to economic hardship. In Namibia, SOS Children’s Villages is working with disadvantaged families, including single mothers, and communities to become self-reliant and build long-term resilience. More 
  • A Children’s Day Resolution: Let no child grow up alone

    18.11.2016 - Children have a right to grow up in a caring family environment. On the occasion of Universal Children's Day, SOS Children's Villages’ President and CEO explain the importance of ensuring that no child grows up alone. More 
  • Care leavers’ recommendations anchored Paris conference on children’s rights in alternative care

    15.11.2016 - The international conference, Children’s Rights in Alternative Care: ‘Walk the Talk’, brought care professionals and young experts experienced in European alternative care systems together to discuss ways forward. More 
  • Young people help shape training of care professionals

    11.11.2016 - At the international conference Children’s Rights in Alternative Care – ‘Walk the Talk!’, young care experts, care professionals, child care experts and representatives from different governments discussed the importance of drawing on young people’s experiences when talking about children's rights. More