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June 2009

SOS Nursery teacher released, Voodoo used to force African girls into prostitution, SOS children from Nepal help build houses for the poor, Madonna wins child adoption appeal

Cambodia women call for safer births

Jun 01, 2009 01:00 PM

Pakistan army rescues 80 students and staff

Jun 02, 2009 01:00 PM

Pakistan’s army says it has rescued 80 students and staff from a military-run college who were abducted by Taliban militants. Officials say those rescued by troops were some of hundreds of students and staff who were kidnapped on Monday by suspected Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan.

Case studies: former SOS child Harare, Zimbabwe

Case studies: former SOS child Harare, Zimbabwe

Jun 02, 2009 01:00 PM

Pauline is a farm manager with ambition and determination. Here, in her own words she tells us about her life.

Pakistan’s displaced families need urgent aid

Jun 04, 2009 01:00 PM

Pakistan’s displaced families need urgent aid from Europe says the US. Families who have fled the conflict in Pakistan's Swat valley need more aid from Muslim and European countries to stave off a humanitarian crisis, the US special envoy urged today.

Sponsor's update from Mopti, Mali

Sponsor's update from Mopti, Mali

Jun 04, 2009 01:00 PM

Child sponsorship Report 2007, from Calbayog, Philippines

Child sponsorship Report 2007, from Calbayog, Philippines

Jun 04, 2009 01:00 PM

A child sponsorship report from Calbayog in the Philippines. Written in 2007.

Pakistan mosque suicide bomber kills 40 as they pray

Jun 05, 2009 01:00 PM

Forty worshippers were killed in a bomb blast as they prayed this morning at a mosque in northwest Pakistan. A suicide bomber detonated explosives at the mosque in the remote Upper Dir district, although some witnesses said the bomb was already in the building police said.

Case studies: former SOS child Lydia, from Ennerdale, South Africa

Case studies: former SOS child Lydia, from Ennerdale, South Africa

Jun 09, 2009 01:00 PM

A former SOS child, Lydia, doesn't just juggle motherhood and a successful career - she makes both succeed!

Global schools project to break down faith barriers

Jun 09, 2009 01:00 PM

he education programme, aims to engage secondary school students of different faiths across the world in learning directly with, from and about each other. Pakistan’s City School in Bhit Shah, Sindh, has been selected to be in the first wave of this exciting new project involving schools in 10 countries on four continents.

From SOS child to lawyer

From SOS child to lawyer

Jun 10, 2009 01:00 PM

Aid workers among 18 dead in Pakistan hotel bomb

Jun 10, 2009 01:00 PM

Rescuers are today searching the rubble of a Pakistan hotel for survivors of a suicide bomb attack that killed 18 people including a British United Nations worker.

Case studies: former SOS child, Edwin, from Sucre, Bolivia

Case studies: former SOS child, Edwin, from Sucre, Bolivia

Jun 10, 2009 01:00 PM

The SOS International College in Costa Rica has enough reason to be proud. Edwin Quispe, from SOS Children's Villages Bolivia, is the first youth to achieve the International Baccalaureate, after the college first offered it last year.

Hidden cost' of Colombian biofuel

Jun 11, 2009 01:00 PM

Field report from Mopti, Mali

Field report from Mopti, Mali

Jun 15, 2009 01:00 PM

Shelter welcomes Pakistani refugee women and children

Shelter welcomes Pakistani refugee women and children

Jun 15, 2009 01:00 PM

Renovation work of the building that is to provide shelter and other basic services to refugees fleeing the ongoing conflict in the Swat Valley is now completed. It is a Girls' Secondary School in Hayatabad, Peshawar, presently closed for the summer.

Child charity supporter visits project in Lahore, Pakistan

Child charity supporter visits project in Lahore, Pakistan

Jun 16, 2009 01:00 PM

Amara Sharif is an SOS Children supporter, from London, working for Deutsche Bank and holds fundraising events for orphan children through our annual fundraising campaign.

Emergency Appeal site relaunched

Emergency Appeal site relaunched

Jun 16, 2009 01:00 PM

Field report Tbilisi, Georgia

Field report Tbilisi, Georgia

Jun 22, 2009 01:00 PM

SOS Day - 23 June 2009

SOS Day - 23 June 2009

Jun 22, 2009 01:00 PM

SOS Nursery Teacher released

Jun 23, 2009 01:00 PM

Somalia crisis plea to world leaders

Jun 23, 2009 01:00 PM

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