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  • Poverty in India is causing harm to children and families

    Poverty in India: Facts and Figures on the Daily Struggle for Survival

    Two-thirds of people in India live in poverty living on less than $2 a day.  This makes the Indian subcontinent one of the poorest countries in the world; women and children, the weakest members of Indian society, suffer most.

  • Lungile sewing jeans

    For a Mother and Her Children, Hope Restored

    “I never knew the meaning of hardship until my husband passed away,” says Lungile, a single mother who lives in Malagwane, Swaziland

  • Children using computers in the new Digital House in Tunisia

    SOS Tunisia Inaugurates its Digital House

    The Digital House will introduce children to technology as an essential learning tool for a digital era where the speed and breadth of knowledge is increasing

  • Tharushi

    Tharushi is a Bundle of Joy

    "I am 7-years-old and I am studying in grade one. I love to go to school because I have so many friends there."

  • SOS mother Penny with Pius, Veila and Tulela

    Siblings Find Love After Abuse and Neglect

    Tulela and her siblings were birthed to a single mother who had an alcohol problem. She would leave the three children all by themselves with nothing to eat.

  • Rohingya child refugee eating a food ration

    Child Care Spaces for Rohingya Refugee Children

    Starting in March 2018, SOS Children’s Villages Bangladesh opened five child care spaces to help Rohingya children at one of several refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar district.

  • Infant smiling in Urkaine

    In Ukraine the Displaced Help the Displaced

    Many of the SOS Children’s Villages staff who help vulnerable families in Ukraine are themselves casualties of the conflict

  • Micro-finance in Botswana

    The Bafana Family

    “I had not been feeling well for a while, but I did not go to the doctor,” says Bafana. “Between using the little money I had on myself and providing for my two children, I chose to sacrifice my health. Feeding my children was more important.”

  • Dream Mountain

    Dream Mountains 2018 Everest Base Trek

    When Canadian businessman Shawn Dawson set out to climb the highest peak on each of the seven continents, he felt it would be more meaningful if his quest was part of a larger goal.

  • Girl writing on blackboard in Niger

    The House of Twins

    The SOS family living in the seventh house down the village path in Niamey, Niger, isn't really like any other household. Eight children live there, but you could easily be mistaken to think that there are only five as there are three pairs of identical twins!

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