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  • Peru: Helping families recover from natural disaster

    31.05.2017 - Helene Boeser spent nine days evaluating the emergency response in Peru, which is still recovering from March floods and landslides. The disaster left an estimated 1.4 million people in need of assistance, including 400,000 children. More 
  • Syria: How SOS Children’s Villages can help a traumatised generation through care and education

    17.03.2017 - Andreas Papp, Director of Emergency Response for SOS Children’s Villages International, was in Syria in early March to visit SOS programmes in Damascus and Aleppo. He talks about what he saw and what can be done to help Syria's youngest generation. More 
  • SOS Children's Villages Greece expands capacity to care for young migrants

    08.03.2017 - SOS Children’s Villages gives unaccompanied children a helping hand, but Greece’s National Director sees challenges ahead. More 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • International partnership to expand employment opportunities for under-served youth

    25.10.2016 - A global partnership announced today between the Youth Career Initiative and SOS Children’s Villages International aims to help thousands of disadvantaged young people develop the skills and connections they need to secure decent work. More 
  • GoTeach: Delivering opportunity for young people

    18.07.2016 - SOS Children’s Villages and Deutsche Post DHL Group showcase their GoTeach partnership to strengthen youth empowerment and employability at a UN event in New York. The two partners invited other organisations and companies to use similar ventures to help achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. More 
  • Open Space Literacy ICT4D project in Kenya improves scores and attendance

    02.06.2016 - The Open Space Literacy project in Kenya was launched in 2015 to bring technology into primary school classrooms and increase literacy among children. A study has now shown that students, teachers and the community are benefitting from the ICT4D project. More