The SOS Children's Village is located near Ziguinchor airport, opposite the agricultural school. It is best reached via the road that leads to the "Kenia" district. It has twelve family houses, the director's house, a guesthouse and administrative buildings. It opened in February 1998 and can take in up to 100 children.
Near to the SOS Children's Village, there are several small local facilities. It is easy to access a small medical consultation room, the public hospital, and a supermarket. With regard to religion, the children at SOS Children's Village Ziguinchor are Christians as well as Muslims and form a united and representative community of the country.
On the village grounds there is also an SOS Kindergarten, which is open to not only children from the SOS Children's Village, but also to children from the neighbourhood. It was completed and opened in September 1998. It has four classrooms and small annex rooms and can take in and care for around 140 children.