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Combining Parenting with Motivation: A Story of an SOS Mother

Combining Parenting with Motivation: A Story of an SOS Mother

Jugbeh, an SOS mother, prides herself as being a good parent. Jugbeh has successfully raised nine children, one of whom is now attending high school in Norway, Europe. “Every child must have a good role…
Amú-chìi – We will survive

Amú-chìi – We will survive

Just like three out of ten Liberian girls are pregnant each year before the age of 18, Munah*was not ready to become a mother at the age of 15. She used to do well in…
SOS Children’s Villages responds to failures in safeguarding and governance

SOS Children’s Villages responds to failures in safeguarding and governance

Statement from CEO Ingrid Maria Johansen 5 May 2021 SOS Children’s Villages has announced rapid improvements in safeguarding and governance measures following its International Senate meeting of 29 April 2021. SOS Children’s Villages confirms with…
About 100 young people in Liberia participated in a 2-day National Children & Youth Symposium Sponsored by SOS Liberia and MoGCSP

About 100 young people in Liberia participated in a 2-day National Children & Youth Symposium Sponsored by SOS Liberia and MoGCSP

Without doubts, the effects of COVID-19 are devastating, especially on children and young people. While some adults were safe and secured in their homes, it was a complete nightmare for children and young people. Besides…
Helping to strengthen Care: SOS Liberia integrates two-family homes in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County

Helping to strengthen Care: SOS Liberia integrates two-family homes in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County

  The change that came with SOS families’ reintegration and relocation to Buchanan … How SOS families are trying to adapt to life in the community and to socially integrate. To improve social and physical…
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…
SOS Children’s Villages Liberia partners with US Center for Disease Control and Montserrado County Health Team to provide refresher training on infectious disease prevention and control to healthcare workers.

SOS Children’s Villages Liberia partners with US Center for Disease Control and Montserrado County Health Team to provide refresher training on infectious disease prevention and control to healthcare workers.

The training focused on 4 strategic areas – effective use of personal protective equipment (PPE), hand hygiene, patients flow, and laboratory strengthening. The partnership aimed at reducing the risk of healthcare workers contracting coronavirus as…
Food assistance to extremely vulnerable families in our Family Strengthening (FS) Program

Food assistance to extremely vulnerable families in our Family Strengthening (FS) Program

Between March and August, 2020, SOS Children’s Villages Liberia embarked on three rounds of food assistance to FS families as part of support to children and families amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It can be recalled…

DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD: A CALL FOR JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND A CHILD-FRIENDLY JUSTICE SYSTEM.

PRESS RELEASE: Monrovia, June 16 – SOS Children’s Villages Liberia calls on government, policymakers and organizations working with children to protect their rights and ensure equal access to a child-friendly justice system as African governments…
Anxiety and coping with the pandemic

Anxiety and coping with the pandemic

In Liberia, schools have been closed for several weeks now and children of all ages are at home now due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving SOS mothers no other choice but having to combine doing…