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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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SOS Children’s Villages Meets Child Fund The Gambia

SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia believes that the need for partnership and collaboration is becoming evident and necessary especially when it comes to issues relating to children’s   protection and development. On Tuesday the 22nd of March 2022, The Management of SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia paid a Coutesy visit to the Country Director […]

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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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Appointment of New National Director

We are pleased to inform you that Mr. Jean-Pierre Kouamin has been appointed as National Director of SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia.Mr. Jean-Pierre Kouamin an Ivorian national, he is a development cooperation professional with more than 10 years ofexperience in management and development. He has held diverse positions, including that of Program Development Advisor […]

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National Family Strengthening Coordinator.

We are looking for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of a National Family Strengthening Coordinator at SOS National Coordination Office, Bakoteh. Position summary The National Family Strengthening (FS) Coordinator supports the development of Family Strengthening projects / programs on site and guides staff at the local level in the monitoring and evaluation of […]

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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 […]