Category Archives for Education

Spotlight on RBM Training: Ruth Seized Opportunities

Spotlight on RBM Training: Ruth Seized Opportunities

“I had no idea what it was like, but I seized the opportunity,” – Ruth Ruth, aged 19, seized the opportunity to enhance her skills and continue her personal development. Ruth is a participant of…
Supporting Children Learning through COVID-19

Supporting Children Learning through COVID-19

Since the Ministry of Education ordered educational facilities across the country closed in a bid to contain the virus, many families found themselves struggling to keep their children’s education on track. To help keep children…
How to speak to your child about the coronavirus

How to speak to your child about the coronavirus

Many young people are worried about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Concerned parents and caregivers want to know how to inform their children without frightening them. SOS Children’s Villages Austria runs a national hotline for children,…
Helping girls pursue their dreams

Helping girls pursue their dreams

SOS Children’s Villages Liberia is working with schools to reduce adolescents’ exposure to the risk of violence and abuse through Girl Power Project (GPP). An estimated 140,160 school-aged girls in Liberia are out of school…
Big dreams in small packages: Dreaming of a Better-Connected World

Big dreams in small packages: Dreaming of a Better-Connected World

Much of the credit for the global village that the world has become goes to the rise of technology, particularly computers and mobile phones. These devices, aided by the internet, have shrunk distances across the…
SOS Liberia Collaborates with PEACE ONE DAY to Commemorate International Peace Day

SOS Liberia Collaborates with PEACE ONE DAY to Commemorate International Peace Day

MONROVIA, 23 September 2019-SOS Children’s Villages Liberia on the  21st September  joins the United Nations family to celebrate world Peace day. The International Peace Day is celebrated on the  21st September  annually. The celebration of peace day…
SOS Liberia HGIS Monrovia Graduates 26 students: Guest Speaker, cautioned graduates not to lose sight of the future

SOS Liberia HGIS Monrovia Graduates 26 students: Guest Speaker, cautioned graduates not to lose sight of the future

Monrovia, Liberia – August 19, 2019-The Rector of the Don Bosco Youth centre in old Matadi has cautioned graduates of the SOS Hermann Gmeiner International School (HGIS) in Monrovia not to lose sight of the…
Protecting the Rights of the Child: SOS Children’s Villages Liberia launched New Initiative to Strengthen Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms

Protecting the Rights of the Child: SOS Children’s Villages Liberia launched New Initiative to Strengthen Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms

“Ending violence against children is a responsibility of the state, but there is a need to further enhance the implementation of the state child protection mechanisms, through strengthening community reporting mechanisms and changing social behavior…
Working beyond just services

Working beyond just services

“We know more about the young people living in SOS family care, because this is where we grew up. We know their challenges and where they come from so we know how to deal with…
Supporting Communities: SOS Parents embarked on an outreach program in SD Cooper road community teaching residents positive discipline and some relevant skills

Supporting Communities: SOS Parents embarked on an outreach program in SD Cooper road community teaching residents positive discipline and some relevant skills

In commemoration of this year Mother’s Day, mothers from the SOS Children’s Village Monrovia embarked on an outreach program at SD Cooper road community educating residents, specifically women about positive discipline, good parenting, child safeguarding…