April 8 2003

Laying the foundation stone in Chad

08/04/2003 - After ten years of negotiations an agreement was reached with the authorities from Chad's government enabling SOS Children's Villages to start helping the country's orphans. On 1 April, the foundation stone was laid in the capital city, N'Djamena, for the first SOS Children's Village.

The first bricks for the new SOS Children

A serious responsibility - street-children in N

Lots of little guests at the laying of the foundation stone - Photo: C.N. Biyack