May 28 2020
Latin America has been declared the new epicentre of the global COVID-19 pandemic. With weak healthcare systems, informal economies and high levels of inequality, the crisis presents an unprecedented challenge for struggling families.
May 20 2020
The alarming rates of domestic violence in Peru makes it one of the main reasons that children are separated from their families in the country. SOS Children's Villages Peru works to keep families together through programmes designed to address the root causes of violence.
May 15 2020
"A lot of the children that have come into our home, we are their fifth or sixth foster home that they’ve been in. They are wondering ‘Well, do I just need to push a little bit more and then you’re going to give up on me too’. But they just need to know that you’re still going to wake up the next day and say ‘Good Morning’ and ‘I love you’." - Jenny Wray
May 14 2020
Valentina Dimovska, the lead psychologist at SOS Children's Villages in North Macedonia, continues to work remotely with some 50 families. In one instance, she called just after the police arrived.
May 13 2020
COVID-19 impacts children both directly and indirectly. It is important that children have resources to be resilient to cope with consequences of COVID-19 and to have ways to express themselves.
May 12 2020
“Before my father died, he made me promise I would go to university and make my family thrive. When this is over, I will help my mother bring money home, while I study." - Angela*, 16.