General information on India


At present there are 41 SOS Children's Villages in India, with corresponding SOS Youth Facilities and SOS Kindergartens, 16 SOS Hermann Gmeiner Schools, 9 SOS Vocational Training Centres, 34 SOS Social Centres (incl. Family Strengthening Programmes) and 2 SOS Medical Centres. SOS Children's Villages has been present in India since 1963 and has continued to grow ever since. In times of emergency, our organisation has responded with emergency relief programmes. In many cases, these developed into permanent programmes which offered support to the local people. At present SOS Children's Villages supports children, young people and families in over 45 locations in India.

Some facts about India
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