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December 2015

Christmas wishes from Togo, Making strides after a landslide in Mexico City, Making a list and checking it twice, The adventures of Tintin the dog in Chile, A domestic labourer now has a bright future, Brewing independent adults in Indonesia, Seeing beyond disability, It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Seeing beyond disability

Seeing beyond disability

Dec 03, 2015 11:45 AM

Today is International Day for Persons with Disabilities. This day aims to promote understanding of the many issues disabled people face and the all-to-frequent violations of their rights that still occur. It also aims to encourage people to push for improvements in the way disabled people are treated within our society, including in school and workplace.

Brewing independent adults in Indonesia

Brewing independent adults in Indonesia

Dec 04, 2015 07:40 AM

A new initiative in Jakarta, Indonesia, is training SOS young people in all things coffee. Discover how caffeine is providing employment opportunities for young people from our programmes.

A domestic child labourer now has a bright future

A domestic child labourer now has a bright future

Dec 06, 2015 08:55 AM

At just six years old, Diane was left alone. Both her parents had died from malaria. With no-one to care for her, Diane had to work in order to survive. Her future was looking increasingly bleak until her and her sister found a new home at SOS Children’s Village Cibitoke in Burundi.

The adventures of Tintin the dog in Chile

The adventures of Tintin the dog in Chile

Dec 09, 2015 02:55 PM

A long shaggy tail can be found wagging around the SOS Children’s Village in Bulnes, Chile. Equipped with four pouncing paws, this energetic furry dog entertains and protects his SOS family. Tintin brings joy to his family especially at Christmas time.

Making a list and checking it twice...

Making a list and checking it twice...

Dec 10, 2015 07:30 AM

It’s that time of year again! Temperatures are dropping and excitement levels are rising in Children’s Villages across the world. Children are busy putting up decorations, baking all sorts of yummy Christmas treats and writing to Santa Claus.

Making strides after a landslide in Mexico City

Making strides after a landslide in Mexico City

Dec 15, 2015 03:15 PM

In August 2014, a massive landslide damaged SOS Children’s Village Mexico City. The children and SOS mothers are still adjusting to life after the landslide.

Christmas wishes from Togo

Christmas wishes from Togo

Dec 16, 2015 02:24 PM

It’s that time of year again! Children are busy writing their Christmas lists, hoping for the latest gadgets and gizmos, fancy clothes and toys. But for many children, their expectations are a lot more modest.

SOS social workers uplift families in Mali

SOS social workers uplift families in Mali

Dec 18, 2015 02:20 PM

An SOS Social Centre in Mali is helping vulnerable families provide more sufficient care for their children. From restoring education to providing nutritious baby formula, SOS Children is working directly with local families in Khouloum.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Dec 21, 2015 12:55 PM

Preparations for Christmas are well underway at our three Children’s Villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo. All the SOS families in Bukavu, Uvira and Kinshasa are enthusiastically getting ready to celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus.

Christmas time in Nicaragua

Christmas time in Nicaragua

Dec 23, 2015 08:30 AM

The period leading up to Christmas and New Year’s is magical in many households around the world. Families gather together, enjoy meals, share laughs and set goals for the upcoming year. It is no different at SOS Children’s Villages in Nicaragua.

SOS Children has increased its impact in 2015!

SOS Children has increased its impact in 2015!

Dec 28, 2015 09:15 AM

This year, SOS Children was able to reach even more vulnerable children and families in Ondangwa, Namibia. And, it’s all thanks to our wonderful supporters. With your help we have been able to provide education, family strengthening and adequate care to more people!

What happened in 2015?

What happened in 2015?

Dec 31, 2015 07:05 AM

It’s been a busy year for us! From the Nepal earthquake to the ever-expanding refugee crisis, we’ve run more Emergency Relief Programmes than ever and responded to some of the most challenging events of recent times. Here we take a look back at six of the most important events of 2015.

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