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Here you'll find the latest news about SOS Children's Villages' work around the world. We also report on issues related to global health and education, development and poverty, and their impact on the communities we support.

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From student to teacher at the SOS Vocational Centre

From student to teacher at the SOS Vocational Centre

Jul 11, 2016 09:00 AM

The SOS Vocational Training Centre in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, is providing young women with the skills needed to become employable upon graduation. Rose Lourdes, 34, is one of the students who graduated in cosmetology. Today, she is a successful hairdressing teacher at the centre.

The SOS Medical Centre saving lives in Ethiopia

The SOS Medical Centre saving lives in Ethiopia

Jul 07, 2016 08:05 AM

For Esetu a visit to the doctor used to mean that her family would go without food. Like many of the residents of Jimma, Ethiopia, she would often make the difficult decision to stay at home in pain. Today, thanks to the SOS Medical Centre in Jimma, things couldn't be more different. 

The road to Rio: SOS young person competes in the 2016 Olympics

The road to Rio: SOS young person competes in the 2016 Olympics

Jul 06, 2016 01:45 PM

For as long as she can remember, Mavis, 21, has dreamed of representing Zimbabwe at football. This summer she'll have the chance to realise her dream on the biggest stage of them all: the Rio 2016 Olympics. No one will be cheering as loudly for her as her SOS family back home at SOS Children's Villages Bindura!

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