October 16 2007

Henning Mankell contributes 1.6 million Euros to SOS Children's Villages

16/10/2007 - Henning Mankell is generously financing the construction of a new SOS Children's Village in his second home country, Mozambique. The famous Swedish author will donate SEK 15 million, or EUR 1.6 million for this purpose.

Henning Mankell on the plot of land where the new SOS Children's Village will be built - Photo: Björn Lindgren

Henning Mankell experienced the work of SOS Children's Villages first-hand in Maputo - Photo: Björn Lindgren

About 500 children are living in three SOS Children's Villages in Mozambique - Photo: C. Mukuho