• Laeticia* spreads out fresh sorghum in preparation to sell it.

    COVID-19: Reflections of a Young Girl's Struggles in Namibia

    “My name is Laeticia*, and I am 16 years old. I am in grade 10. I have three younger brothers and four sisters. My family lives in Uupopo, a shantytown in northern Namibia.

  • SOS workers distribute relief packages to needy recipients.

    COVID-19: Emergency Support in Keranyo, Ethiopia

    SOS is focusing on providing emergency food and sanitation supplies to the families who normally rely on the daycare and community centre but can no longer access our facilities. 

  • Lucia posing for a photo.

    Youth Building Better Lives

    A growing number of young people have been forced to leave their home to escape the violence and economic chaos in their home countries.

  • An SOS family from Ondangwa, Namibia.

    COVID-19: Update from the SOS Ondangwa Village

    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, SOS is adapting to keep the children in our care safe and active.

  • A letter being written by a child refugee.

    Refugee Children Look to the Future

    Young girls in a refugee camp in Greece wrote letters describing their hopes for the future.

  • Arban* and her sister working on their studies, with help from mom.

    COVID-19: Struggling to Adjust

    When her mother found out about the SOS family strengthening program for struggling families, Arban felt a spark of hope.

  • Norah taking care of a mother at her medical centre.

    COVID-19: Providing Health Care to Mothers in Kenya

    Norah, a registered nurse, provides vulnerable mothers in the SOS Family Strengthening Program with quality maternal health care.

  • An SOS child looking sombre.

    COVID-19: Hidden Victims

    “Children are becoming the hidden victims of this pandemic, and it will have short- and long-term repercussions that will affect their health, well-being, development and future prospects”

  • Nelly Akobia speaking during a presentation.

    Experts Warn of Increased Abuse During Crisis

    Nelly Akebia speaks of the difficulties at-risk families in the nation of Georgia are facing, with focus on the risks of violence. 

  • Nduku skipping rope.

    Being Kids Again

    A large number of children in Kenya are living in child-headed households. Government statistics from 2016 put the number in the tens of thousands.


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