Press kit

About SOS Children's Villages
Who we are, Our approach, Our impact, Our History, Our organisation and Awards

The history, mission and reach of our organisation in one page

Brief history
The most important milestones in the history of SOS Children's Villages

About Hermann Gmeiner, founder of SOS Children's Villages


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  • SOS Children's Villages: An Overview

    Hermann Gmeiner set up the first SOS Children's Village in Imst, Austria, in 1949. Today, SOS Children's Villages is a private, non-governmental child welfare organisation that is active in 135 countries. More