Employability and empowerment

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  • Empowering young people to break the cycle of poverty and exclusion

    11.08.2017 - This year’s International Youth Day (12 August) celebrates young people’s contributions to conflict prevention, inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. More 
  • Preparing for tomorrow’s disasters

    10.08.2017 - SOS Children’s Villages launches a pilot emergency preparedness partnership to help train and equip SOS families and national associations. More 
  • How growing up in an SOS family inspired a young Bulgarian's interest in film-making

    28.07.2017 - Monika Ivanova is a young aspiring film-maker living in Sofia, Bulgaria. Like every film-maker she wants to tell stories. In fact, she wants to tell a lot of them. More 
  • Investing in youth employability creates impact for families

    14.07.2017 - Training and employment are key to increasing young people’s prospects for independence and stability in life. For Diego Guisao, joining SOS Children’s Villages’ youth employability programme opened up new opportunities. More 
  • Enhancing youth employability in Latin America

    20.04.2017 - Two new initiatives have been launched to help foster youth employability in Latin America. SOS Children’s Villages is teaming up with partners to provide a range of opportunities for young people to build their skills and prepare for the job market. More 
  • YouthCan! - Launching the new global partnership for youth employability

    01.03.2017 - On 1 March, SOS Children’s Villages launched the new global partnership YouthCan! in Johannesburg, South Africa. YouthCan! helps to empower young people to successfully manage the transition into independent life and the job market. 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 
  • 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 
  • 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