SOS Children’s Villages International elects new President and top leadership
The new leadership commits to implementing important changes to improve safeguarding and the quality of childcare to the highest standard, with…
Thursday June 24, 2021
A Venezuelan family’s journey to stability
When Eucaris fled with her children from Venezuela for Brazil almost three years ago, little did she know the challenges of caring for her family in…
Tuesday June 22, 2021
SOS Children’s Villages Applauds Canada’s Commitment to Respond to Venezuelan Children on the Move
OTTAWA, ON, June 17, 2020 – SOS Children’s Villages applauds the Government of Canada’s CAD $115 million investment to respond to the urgent needs
Thursday June 17, 2021
SOS alumna gets support from her SOS family as COVID-19 devastates Nepal
Nirmala grew up in SOS Children’s Village Gandaki and went on to raise her own family in Pokhara, Nepal.
Saturday June 12, 2021
Climate protection and child protection go hand in hand
Green projects across the world the mitigate the impact of climate change on vulnerable children and families.
Friday June 11, 2021
Five Siblings Orphaned by COVID-19 Find a Home
Their life turned upside down four years ago when their father was repairing an air cooler. In an accident at the repair site, he was killed…
Thursday June 10, 2021
Nepalese families in crisis after COVID-19 surge
Samjhana lives in Kathmandu with her three-year-old daughter in a rented single room. Her husband died due to jaundice a year ago.
Wednesday June 9, 2021
SOS Alumni: Tia’s resilience and ambition
Tia, now 22, grew up in the SOS Children’s Village Montego Bay, Jamaica. She has ambitions to become a human resources manager and to help young…
Tuesday June 1, 2021
SOS Children’s Villages India has Opened its Doors
Working together with local authorities, SOS Children’s Villages India has opened its doors to those who are in need of care and protection. We are…
Wednesday May 19, 2021
Pursuing an Education Despite Gender Norms
At 13, Apili* is in Grade 7, the first year of high school. “I know the only way I can become everything I need to be is through my studies”,
Wednesday May 19, 2021
Statement on Child Safeguarding and Governance Measures
We are deeply saddened and disturbed that there are cases within the organization where we did not fulfil our promise to keep children safe or live…
Thursday May 6, 2021
India’s COVID-19 Crisis
India is experiencing the world’s worst COVID outbreak, with record-high rates of infection and new virus variants. The country is seeing well above…
Monday May 3, 2021
Children Pay Heaviest Price in Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict
Months of raging conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region have had a devastating impact on the mental health of children
Wednesday April 28, 2021
Instability after president of Chad dies
On April 20, 2021, Chadian President Idriss Deby died unexpectedly from his wounds following clashes with rebels in the north of the country.
Tuesday April 27, 2021
Adapting to climate change in Ethiopia
In Eteya, Ethiopia, young people plant trees, learn irrigation techniques and cultivation methods to adapt to the changing climate. They pass on…
Monday April 19, 2021
Supporting young entrepreneurs in Nigeria
Deborah from Nigeria took part in The Next Economy Program, which supports young people in setting up a successful start-up.
Tuesday April 13, 2021
Indonesia battles deadly flash floods and landslides
Nearly 100 people have been killed and dozens missing after flash floods and landslides struck parts of eastern Indonesia over the weekend.
Tuesday April 6, 2021
Fighting displaces thousands in northern Mozambique
Children in northern Mozambique are facing a humanitarian crisis after deadly attacks forced thousands of people to flee from their homes at the end…
Sunday April 4, 2021
The Importance of Daycares to Single Mothers
Many single mothers lost their livelihoods due to the pandemic. Without the daycare center, they were forced to stay at home and care for their…
Tuesday March 30, 2021
How Life has Changed for Nine Siblings
Christiana, 50, has nine children between the ages of three and 18, and she is proud that she can feed them all – alone.
Monday March 29, 2021
Press Release: Fire Displaces Thousands in Sierra Leonne
A fire has ravaged a slum community in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown late Wednesday, displacing upwards of 5,000 residents.
Friday March 26, 2021
Press Release: Rohinya Camp Fire
March 25, 2021 – A deadly fire swept through a crowded Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, this week.
Thursday March 25, 2021
Covid's Lost Generation
For young people stepping out into the world, this year has been undeniably difficult.
Friday March 19, 2021
Press Release: Child Soldiers in Colombia
Ottawa, Canada, March 16, 2020 – As many as 12 child soldiers have reportedly been killed in an attack by the Colombian military on a rebel camp ea
Wednesday March 17, 2021