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May 2016

Sarah and Tareq's story: From destitution to security, A tea shop infusing hope in Nepal, A global family built with love: A photo essay, How we helped Hasna's family flourish, Making children a priority at the World Humanitarian Summit
Sarah and Tareq's story: From destitution to security

Sarah and Tareq's story: From destitution to security

May 04, 2016 03:15 PM

Sarah is devoted to her little brother, Tareq. The pair has a close bond, cemented by the trauma they experienced growing up in a tiny shack on the outskirts of an isolated village in Tunisia. Left alone by their parents with their Grandma, the two children had a tough start in life.

A tea shop infusing hope in Nepal

A tea shop infusing hope in Nepal

May 12, 2016 12:10 PM

In an ancient town in the Kathmandu Valley, Gita Mali sits in her metal home as she sips loose leaf green tea. She used to own a bustling tea shop but her business, home, and life came crumbling down when an earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April 2015. We have been working with vulnerable families like Gita's to help get them back on their feet.

A global family built with love: A photo essay

A global family built with love: A photo essay

May 15, 2016 09:00 AM

At SOS Children's Villages, we are committed to the welfare of children and strengthening families and communities as a preventative measure to fight against abandonment and neglect. In honour of International Day of Families, we are showcasing photographs of our work building and empowering families around the world. Thanks to our SOS mothers, supporters, and staff members we operate over 570 SOS Villages that provide loving families to vulnerable children in need.

How we helped Hasna's family flourish

How we helped Hasna's family flourish

May 16, 2016 03:10 PM

Living in the incredibly poor Sidi Moumen shanty-town on the outskirts of Casablanca, Morocco is tough. Mum of four, Hasna, always tried her hardest to give her children the best childhood possible.

Making children a priority at the World Humanitarian Summit

Making children a priority at the World Humanitarian Summit

May 20, 2016 02:45 PM

At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, SOS Children’s Villages will be challenging world leaders to make children a priority in humanitarian action. The summit takes place in Istanbul on 23-24 May and aims to produce a more inclusive and diverse international aid system that is better able to prepare for, and respond to, crises.

Photo story: Leave No Child Unprotected

Photo story: Leave No Child Unprotected

May 25, 2016 02:50 PM

Yesterday, world leaders wrapped up the World Humanitarian Summit – the first-ever event attempting to revolutionise the international aid system. SOS Children’s Villages was at the summit to present practical solutions to protect children and young people in emergencies.

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