SOS Children’s Villages celebrates the successes of all of our SOS children, Mothers, and alumni! Read their stories below:
A bright future beckons Laxmi Rajak who, once stigmatized in her community for being the daughter of a wash man, received an opportunity from SOS Children's Villages to study at SOS Hermann Gmeiner School Sanothimi in Nepal. Today, the teenager is pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma in Great Britain.
Goodluck is a baby boy whose life was changed when he came into SOS Children’s Village in Gwagwalada, Nigeria.
Klaus, who grew up at an SOS Children's Villages in Austria, is now a successful advertising executive who gives back to SOS Children's Villages. "I wouldn't be who I was if it wasn't for SOS," he says.
When 5-year old Juan first came to the SOS Children’s Village Cochabamba, Bolivia, he could barely speak. Through the loving care of his SOS Mother, Nancy, he is now able to communicate with his family.
Tiphanie, a 16-year-old from SOS Children's Village Calais in France, is an exceedingly talented swimmer. Although she didn't qualify for the French Olympic team, she received a very special ticket to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. She will also meet with Chinese youth and participate in a humanitarian project.