Category Archives: Around the World
Do you remember imaging when you were little what you wanted to be when you grew up? Children would often respond with answers such as wanting to be a policeman, firefighter, an astronaut, rock star or famous actor. Others might [...]
Each year, SOS children in villages all over the world pose for their portrait which will be shared with their sponsors. In Guinea, Africa, time has come once again to take all the child and youth sponsor photos.
Taking pictures of [...]
Here are the latest top stories from SOS Children’s Villages.
Mali’s Children Suffering from Drought, Rebellion, and Displacement
May 16, 2012: While people across West Africa’s Sahel region are facing a food crisis, children from Mali are up against particularly harsh odds. [...]
Every year, we celebrate Mother’s Day as a day to give a special thanks to the people in our lives that have been so instrumental in providing loving, unselfish care. For many this is our biological mother, while for others [...]
In September 2000, the United Nations established the 8 Millennium Development Goals that include specific measurable targets and timelines for countries to achieve noticeable results by 2015 in areas such as health, education, poverty and environmental sustainability. These goals provide [...]
Every year, on April 7th, the World Health Organization celebrates World Health Day. This is a day in which governments, leaders, and the public across the world are invited to focus on a single global health challenge. The theme for [...]
Patrick is a 20-year-old who lives at the youth facility of SOS Children’s Village Kigali in Rwanda. Abandoned by both parents at an early age, he was forced to live in the streets and beg. At that time, he never [...]
On Weekend Edition this Sunday, National Public Radio’s Martha Wexler told the story of Artyom Savelyev, a boy who was adopted from Russia to the U.S. and then “returned” by his adoptive Mother to Russia. The incident took place two years ago [...]
As a result of a training initiative by SOS Children’s Villages Niger, Zeinabou, a widowed mother of two, can feed her family – something she struggled with in the past. School fees, uniforms and stationery are now affordable to her. [...]
Thanks to SOS Children’s Village Bogota, my SOS Mother and a great SOS family, I was able to make one of my biggest dreams come true of going to see Real Madrid.
My name is Diego. I was born in Albania, [...]