January 1 2003

SOS Children's Village in South Sudan officially opened

02/01/2003 - On the first day of the new year, SOS Children's Village Malakal was officially opened by Sudan's President, Omar al-Bashir in the presence of thousands of people including numerous high profile politicians.

President Omar al-Bashir officially opening the village - Photo: M. Omar

Daily life in Sudan: Girls and boys are taught seperately - Photo: I. Brandvoll

Traditional meeting place in the SOS Children