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Youth – led Community Awareness Raising

The National Youth Network of SOS Children’s Villages on Saturday 26th March embarked on a day community sensitization on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth Participation, Drug, and Substance Abuse, and Guidance and Counseling for over 30 youths from the Bakoteh Community. The president of the Youth Network highlighted the importance of youth participation in […]

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“I have always dreamed of becoming a footballer”

As far back as she can remember, Adama has always loved playing football and dreamed of becoming a professional footballer. A dream that came true at the age of 22. Indeed, Adama moved to France in 2021 after she signed a contract with the team of Grenoble where she is currently playing. During her stay at the […]

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French Ambassador & Delegation visits SOS Children’s Villages

The French Ambassador to The Gambia , Charge de Affairs Jean-Charles Allard and members of the French Parliament on Friday 18th of February 2022, visited the SOS Children Villages in The Gambia to familiarize themselves with SOS Children’s Villages’ work. They were also joined by EGALISE an NGO in France that on Tuesday the 15th […]

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EGALISE donates to SOS Children’s Villages

SOS Children’s Villages received the delegation of EGALISE at the SOS Children’s Village Bakoteh, to hand over donated materials to the SOS Children’s Village, Accordingly to the National Director, ‘this shows their commitment to children and youth” . The donations were in the form of of funiture and mattresses EGALISE is association an association based […]

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Stakeholders’ Dialogue Forum on Waste Management.

SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia with partners on Tuesday the 8th of February 2022 held a stakeholder’s forum on Waste Management. This activity is part of the ongoing project implementation on the Bakoteh dumpsite to reduce child rights violation. The aim of the forum was to advocate for the enforcement of existing environmental legislation […]

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My Harvest is Bounty

Amie is 39 years old. She is the second wife of her husband and has 6 children under her care. Amie is a seasonal peasant farmer and a gardener and her husband is a blacksmith both of them live in extended family settings in Tabajang Village, Jimara, Upper River Region.in The Gambia.  “As a gardener, […]

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Head of Institutional Partner and Program at HGFD visits SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia

Angelika Schwaiger, the head of Institutional Partner and Program at the Hermann Gmeiner Fund embarked on a 3days monitoring visit in The Gambia. She was accompanied by the Children’s Villages Representative, the Member Support Advisor, Acting National Director, the National Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator, and the Director of Community Service of the Kanifing Municipal Council […]

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SOS Children’s Villages Participant Chairs World Children’s Day Celebration.

World Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November 2021 each year. The day offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children. Since 1990, World Children’s Day also marks the anniversary of the date that the UN […]

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ENHANCING DIGITAL LITERACY FOR VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE & COMMUNITIES.

SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia through the support of SOS Children’s Villages Finland is currently funding a 4 years project on Youth Employability “Strengthening the Economic & Social Resilience of Vulnerable Youths in The Gambia ” in Lower and Central River Regions of in The Gambia. The objective of the project is to increase […]

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Review of The Gambia’s Children’s Act 2005.

1 in 10 children and young people are separated from their families, abandoned, neglected, or forced to live in an abusive environment, growing up without the support they need to prepare for themselves for their future.As the consultation on the review of The Gambia’s Children’s Act 2005 began, SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia on […]