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March 2016

How a single mum in Senegal is building a better life for her family, Trafficked teen dreams of becoming professional footballer, A soldier at 15: Mouhammed's story, Life as an SOS mother in Ghana
How a single mum in Senegal is building a better life for her family

How a single mum in Senegal is building a better life for her family

Mar 02, 2016 11:20 AM

Meet Fatou. Fatou is mum to seven children. At SOS Children, we think mums like Fatou are incredible – even when life becomes very challenging, they still do everything they can to love and care for their children.

Trafficked teen dreams of becoming professional footballer

Trafficked teen dreams of becoming professional footballer

Mar 11, 2016 10:50 AM

Samuel was just 16 when he became a victim of human trafficking. Desperate to escape a life of poverty and uncertainty in Nigeria, he was excited when he was approached by a man who promised him a career in professional football in Europe.

A soldier at 15: Mouhammad's story

A soldier at 15: Mouhammad's story

Mar 15, 2016 12:50 PM

As the fifth anniversary of the Syrian crisis approaches, we’re looking at the effects the war has had on Syria’s children. Children like 17 year old Mouhammad who have been robbed of their childhoods by the violence and chaos that has overwhelmed their country since anti-government demonstrations erupted in March 2011.

Life as an SOS mother in Ghana

Life as an SOS mother in Ghana

Mar 18, 2016 02:55 PM

Over 5,250 women work at SOS Children’s Villages as SOS mothers. Our work would not be possible without these amazing women. We sat down with Irene Nayram Tatra, an SOS mother at our Kumasi Village in Ghana, to find what life is like as an SOS mother.

Helping drought-affected families in Swaziland

Helping drought-affected families in Swaziland

Mar 23, 2016 12:45 PM

5am is a time alien to most 17-year-olds. But not Nomtombi Malinga. By 5am every morning she has walked up the hill just outside the Maseyisini community where she lives in southern Swaziland to collect water for the day. She has been doing this for two months now.

A family struggles as effects of El Nino impact daily life

A family struggles as effects of El Nino impact daily life

Mar 26, 2016 09:45 AM

Like many other mothers in Swaziland, SOS mother Lotive is struggling with the effects of a severe drought. Caused by El Nino, the drought has left the soil – and the people – across the country thirsty.

Syria crisis: SOS Children evacuates injured girl from Madaya

Syria crisis: SOS Children evacuates injured girl from Madaya

Mar 30, 2016 12:20 PM

The news reached us yesterday that our team in Syria has helped evacuate a badly injured five-year-old girl from the besieged town of Madaya in western Syria.

Transforming the lives of street children

Transforming the lives of street children

Mar 31, 2016 02:30 PM

A new programme is transforming the lives of 1,500 street children in Mali and Senegal by restoring their basic human rights. In collaboration with SOS Children and the European Union, child who are found begging on the street are being reunited with their families and given access to quality education.

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