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  • ‘No child should grow up alone’

    20.11.2017 - On Universal Children's Day, SOS Children’s Villages calls for greater investment in family care for children in vulnerable circumstances. More 
  • Mexico earthquake: Two months on

    16.11.2017 - Two months after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake in south-east Mexico, SOS Children’s Villages is considering establishing a Child Friendly Space to provide support for children still affected by the devastation. More 
  • A participant in the Text2Change programme

    Text2Change: Empowering women through mobile technology in Sri Lanka

    03.11.2017 - Women in the coastal villages of Peraliya and Gandara in Sri Lanka are facing increasing challenges in a fast-paced, digital world. The Text2Change programme, now in its fourth year, leverages technology to support and empower women. More 
  • New SOS Children’s Village opens in Damascus

    30.10.2017 - In an interview, Ghufran Awera, Director of the new SOS Children’s Village, explains the need for the new SOS Children’s Village in the conflict-torn country and how it will help relieve overcrowding at other SOS homes and programmes. More 
  • Costa Rica: One mother's success story

    18.10.2017 - Rosibel Quirós Abarca is unlike many of the mothers who come to the SOS Children's Villages family strengthening programme near Tres Ríos, Costa Rica, because she has a good family support structure. More 
  • Keeping children safe through preparedness

    13.10.2017 - SOS Children’s Villages-Columbia University tap scientific knowledge and on-the-ground experience to keep children safe. More 
  • Meet Sandra: keeping the family unit together

    11.10.2017 - Sandra lives with an SOS family in Ecuador. She is helping to put pressure on her government to reform the national care system by speaking out at national youth councils and, at the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in Geneva, Switzerland. More 
  • One year on: Rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew

    04.10.2017 - A year after a devastating hurricane hit southern Haiti, SOS Children’s Villages Haiti has restored livelihoods both within an SOS village and the surrounding community. More 
  • SOS Children's Villages and the SDGs

    25.09.2017 - The SDGs aim to make the world a better place. They include 17 goals and targets on subjects like poverty, education, and governance. More 
  • The strength to pursue dreams

    21.09.2017 - Anita from Croatia shares how support and encouragement helped her reach her goals More