SDG Charter Signatory

SOS Children's Villages

Every child a family

Our Impact

Approximately 85,000 children and young people live SOS families and youth programmes; most of them in one of the 571 SOS Children's Villages. SOS Children's Villages also provides families with material, psychological and social support: Nearly 493,000 people participate in one of the 553 SOS family strengthening programmes. Approximately 297,000 children, young people and adults attend SOS schools, SOS kindergartens, SOS vocational training centres or SOS social centres. More than 894,000 single health services were delivered at SOS medical centres in 2016. In times of crisis and disaster, SOS Children's Villages helps through emergency relief programmes. In 2016, SOS Children's Villages supported children and families affected by humanitarian emergencies in 23 countries.