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Contracts for the Construction Component of the BMZ – Bakoteh Dumpsite Signed

On Thursday the 7th of October 2021, SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia signed the contract for the construction component of the BMZ- Bakoteh Dumpsite Project. The construction in the following: INSTALLATION OF BAKOTEH DUMPSITE SOLAR STREET LIGHTS, AND TOILETS.  SOS/MP/2114/BD03, CONSTRUCTION OF THE DUMPSITE OPEN SHED SOS/MP/2114/BD02 & CONSTRUCTION OF THE DUMPSITE ACCESS ROAD […]

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SOS Children’s Villages signs MoU with the National Nutrition Agency of The Gambia.

SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Nutrition Agency of The Gambia. The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA), established in 2000 and formally enacted by an Act of National Assembly in 2005, is charged with the responsibility of coordinating all nutrition and nutrition related activities in the country; facilitating inter-sectoral […]

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Review of the Minimum Standard for Child Care Institutions in The Gambia.

SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia in Monday the 27th of September 2021, joins the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare with Stakeholders and Child Care Professionals to review the Minimum Standard and Checklist for the operation of Residential Child Care Institutions. The idea is to ensure that the document is up to date […]

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On World Humanitarian Day!

SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia would like to celebrate individuals and humanitarian workers like Bakary Sawaneh who support children, young people and staff especially during the Covid-19 period. A tiny West African State with over one million inhabitants, The Gambia is known as the smiling coast of Africa. In 2019 after the announcement of the COVID-19 […]

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World Humanitarian Day 2021

Statement by Acting National Director SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia Today is another important day as we come together to celebrate world Humanitarian Day. The day is set aside to celebrate colleagues who risked their lives daily supporting vulnerable people such as women and children in crises and in conflict zones around the world. World […]

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Acting National Director delivers statement on International Youth Day

The Acting National Director SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia Mr. Ebou Faye Njie on Thursday delivered a statement on behalf of the National Association in celebration of International Youth Day. The event was graced by The Gambia National Youth Council, Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia ( DLEAG), Fantanka Organisation, young people and staff. “Good […]

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SOS Children’s Village Bakoteh conducts workshop on Social Integration.

STRENGTHENING INTEGRATION OF SOS FAMILY MEMBERS INTO THE COMMUNITY. Growing up as a member of a community is crucial for children and young people. It allows them to build safe and lasting relationships and ultimately enables them to develop into independent and contributing members of society. Social integration into the local society is a complex […]

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Press Release -SOS Children’s Villages elects new President and top leadership

The new leadership commits to implementing important changes to improve safeguarding and the quality of childcare to the highest standard, with transparency and accountability.  INNSBRUCK, Austria, 24 June 2021 – SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest non-governmental organization supporting children and young people without adequate parental care, present in more than 130 countries and territories, has elected Dr Dereje Wordofa as President and Ms Beáta Juvancz as Vice President, effective 24 June 2021.  Dr Wordofa’s early priorities will be to lead changes […]

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KALILU TOURAY SPEAKS AT THE SOS Children’s Villages International General Assembly

On June 23rd 2021 , Kalilu Touray an SOS Youth from SOS Children’s Village Basse addresses delegates during the SOS Children’s Villages International General Assembly . Kalilu joined other 3 young people to call for action to support young people in the SOS Children’s Villages Federation. The session was held virtually due to COVID -19. […]

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SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia join force to commemorate the Day of the African Child ( ACRWC@30

The 16 June is a day marked as the Day of the African Child in remembrance of the massacre of innocent school children of Soweto by the then apartheid regime of South Africa. This Day has been commemorated on the16 June every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organization of African […]