Director of SOS Children's Villages Sudan named UNESCO Artist for Peace
We are very proud to announce that Ali Mahdi, director of SOS Children's Villages Sudan, has been officially designated UNESCO Artist For Peace for a…
Wednesday October 31, 2012
Mayor of Berlin welcomes the new President of SOS Children's Villages
On 23 October, Siddhartha Kaul, new President of SOS Children's Villages International, arrived in Germany for his inaugural visit.
Monday October 29, 2012
A road map to end violence against children in Latin America and the Caribbean
Momentum has been growing in the last few years to tackle the grave and widespread challenge of violence against children. The countries of Latin…
Wednesday October 24, 2012
Malala is an icon for bravery and resolve
Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani girl, who was shot in the head simply because she wants an education, has become an international symbol
Wednesday October 17, 2012
More schools for children in Haiti
Before the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti, the situation for educating children was dire. Most of schools were run privately and thus many…
Wednesday October 10, 2012
Transat renews its Partnership with SOS Children's Villages
Transat first partnered with SOS Children’s Villages in the fall of 2009 following a vote among its employees, making it the first humanitarian cau
Tuesday October 9, 2012
NGOs unite to protect children in Nepal
Nepal has a high number of orphanages, and regulations on cross border adoptions are weak.
Tuesday October 2, 2012
Atrium Innovations and SOS Children’s Villages: Growing together to help orphans in Peru
Atrium Innovations Inc. has provided orphaned and abandoned children in Peru with a home, a family, and food.
Wednesday September 12, 2012
Orphaned, abandoned Children cannot be registered in Pakistan
Father, husband or unknown are the only three choices available for a child’s registration in Pakistan.
Friday August 31, 2012
Safe Haven for AIDS Orphans in Nepal Faces Closure
A home for HIV-positive orphaned children in Nepal is facing closure as funding dries up.
Tuesday August 28, 2012
Street Children Vulnerable to HIV
18/08/2012 – Girls and boys who live on the streets, some just eleven years old or younger, must fend off the advances of men seeking to sexually e
Saturday August 18, 2012
Australian Orphans Take Concerns to UN
06/08/2012 – Soon after a significant transformation of New South Wales’ foster care system was announced, a group of Australian orphans are bringi
Monday August 6, 2012
Chinese Mother Local Hero
A now 88-year-old woman in China is a hero to the many abandoned children she has recued and adopted over the past four decades
Thursday August 2, 2012
Celebrating Mandela Day
This year, Nelson Mandela is celebrating his 94th birthday.
Wednesday July 18, 2012
On Day of Iraqi Child, Child Protection still needed for 16 Million
On the day commemorates the deaths of children who were killed by a car bomb on 13 July, 2005, the United Nations has called for continued protecti
Tuesday July 17, 2012
Girl-Child Endangered: Child Abandonment in India
While Afghanistan was named the worst country in which to be a woman, being a girl in India has its trials, too.
Friday July 13, 2012
Famine in Niger: Emergency relief programme launched for 10,000 children
A looming famine in Niger is threatening up to half the country's population.
Thursday March 18, 2010
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit SOS Children's Villages in Jordan
The famous couple had been invited by Her Majesty Queen Noor. While it was Brad Pitt's first visit to an SOS Children's Village, Angelina Jolie was…
Saturday October 17, 2009
The Brutal Truth Behind the Blood Diamond Movie
SOS has a strong connection to Blood Diamond for two reasons. First, 24 of our SOS children appeared as “extras” in the film (pictured right with…
Thursday January 1, 2009
The Meaning of Family
For children given a home by SOS Children’s Villages, family means a loving, secure environment, where siblings grow up under the care of an SOS…
Thursday January 1, 2009
A Canadian Couple Wraps Their Arms Around The Children of Namibia
Donald and Shirley Green of Brockville, Ontario have donated $2 million and are the first Canadians to build an SOS Children’s Village
Tuesday May 29, 2007
Mike Holmes lends a hand to a different kind of building project
12/22/2005 - Ottawa, Canada: Mike Holmes, familiar to viewers across the country as the contractor with a conscience, is lending his support to an…
Thursday December 22, 2005