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.
Thu / May 14 / 2020
Thu / May 07 / 2020
“Coming back to square one after losing a husband, with no one to support you or the children, is tough.”
Tue / May 05 / 2020
Ana*, who is part of our SOS Family Strengthening Program share’s how her life has been impacted and how her family survives through COVID-19.
Fri / May 01 / 2020
Children at SOS Children’s Villages in Ethiopia share how they are coping with COVID-19 and keeping busy while schools are closed.
Wed / April 29 / 2020
The spread of COVID-19 is affecting vulnerable families in many different ways, including the loss of livelihoods, food insecurity and disruptions to schooling.
Thu / April 16 / 2020
Read the open letter to leaders that outlines recommendations and measures needed to better protect children.
Wed / April 15 / 2020
Imagine raising children in a war zone and being forced to evacuate your home, not once but twice. Imagine raising 35 children over a span of 40 years.
Wed / April 08 / 2020
COVID-19 threatens children’s rights in countries around the world and exposes them to disruption to their basic needs like food, personal protection, healthcare and education. This is why SOS is urgently taking preventive and response measures to support children and families in need.
Mon / April 06 / 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic evolving every day, our programs and staff are constantly adapting and working to protect some of our most vulnerable members of society.
Wed / April 01 / 2020
“I feel she’s my real mother. I never thought my mother was not there. She means everything to me.”