SOS Children's Villages at Christmas
Journey with us to Children's Villages all over the world and discover their Christmas traditions and celebrations!
Albania: A Christmas letter to Santa
A child from a Village in Albania wrote a Christmas letter expressing what makes Christmas special.
Bangladesh: A Christmas letter
Bangladesh is a predominantly Muslim country. However, at SOS Children's Village Dhaka, one of the fifteen family houses is home to a Christian family.
Benin: Looking forward to Christmas
Rachelle celebrates with her family in Benin, who were helped by our community-based programmes which support families.
Cameroon: Christmas sponsorship letter
Christmas is celebrated in Cameroon on 25 December, like in many parts of the world.
Central and South America: The meaning of Christmas
Travel with us to our Children's Villages in Central and South America to find out what Christmas means for three SOS families.
Chile: Coming home for Christmas
Macarena grew up in SOS Children’s Village Puerto Varas, in Chile. Now a successful business-woman, she returns to
The children from SOS Children's Village Lekenik, Croatia, share their Santa mailings at Christmas.
Democratic Republic of Congo: Christmas in Uvira
Irene (12), Chriso (11), Neema (12) and David (11) tell us how Christmas is usually celebrated at their Village.
12-year-old Fatoumatta is Muslim, but she enjoys Christmas as much as her Christian friends. "Everybody dances and both Christians and Muslims enjoy themselves!”.
Mexico: Brothers reunited for Christmas
Three brothers celebrate Christmas together for the first time at SOS Children's Village Huehuetoca, in Mexico.
Nigeria: What does Christmas mean to you?
Lamina is eight years old and lives at the SOS Children's Village Owu-Ijebu in Nigeria. He told us about his Christmas wishes.
South Africa: Hot and happy Christmas
Children from SOS Children's Village Ennerdale will be hot and happy at Christmas time, as the holiday falls in the middle of summer with temperatures often soaring over 35 degrees.
Venezuela: Celebrating Christmas in Venezuela
Find out how children celebrate Christmas at an SOS Children's Village in Venezuela.