Despite the growing number of bogus orphanages in the world, there are still many children out there who desperately need help. But how to do you find a genuine charity to support?
Children growing up in SOS Children’s Villages celebrate the cultural events of the country where they live.
It has been several years now since my wife and I first fell in love with the tiny West African country of The Gambia, sprawled across both banks of the mighty Gambia River.
Watching students run between classes at the SOS School in Mekelle in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, I was struck by how beautiful the setting for their education is.
When I had my son, watching children’s charities’ adverts and reading articles about the hardship children face all around the world took on new depth of meaning
Some people may have noticed that charity collection bins for second-hand clothes are being replaced in certain areas with ones run by commercial recycling companies.
Children from SOS Children's Village Kolkata - Caroline from SOS Children's Village Lilongwe in Malawi
I have visited India many times as a tourist and find myself totally bewitched by the spectacle of the culture and customs of this magical land.
‘Somaliland still has a long way to go to recover from the civil war, but there are good things happening...’
Making it in time for your 8 a.m. breakfast power meeting, preparing for the evening jog, or trying to avoid that tempting piece of chocolate; whatever your challenge, the reality of life is that we are all faced with them.
Several years ago for a family Christmas present I decided to sponsor a child through SOS Children. I chose SOS Children because I wanted to support a charity that allows a child to grow up in an environment that they are familiar with.