SOS Children's Villages of India
SOS Children’s Villages of India has 32 Villages in 22 states across the country. We parent 6,700 children through our Family Based Care programme (FBC) and 16,700 children through the Family Strengthening Programme across India. We build families for children in need, we help them shape them own futures and we share in the development of their communities.
Work and Achievements
SOS Children's Villages of India (SOS) is a 51 year old organization founded in 1964. SOS, through two of its programmes, namely Family Based Care (FBC), a curative programme reaches out to over 6,700 orphaned and abandoned children in 32 Children’s Villages across 22 states in India. FBC programme covers Education, Preventive and Curative Health & Nutrition, Psychological support, care and Holistic Development of parentless children till they are settled in life via career or marriage. Whereas Family Strengthening Programme (FSP) is a preventive community intervention programme which aims at preventing the abandonment of children by enabling their families. FSP works with the children of the most vulnerable lot i.e. children of widows, single women, and Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. The programme has a two-pronged approach, one ensuring education & health of children while at the same time enhancing the income of the parent via livelihood activities. This program reaches over 6000 families and their 17000 children with majority of the parent beneficiaries being women.
Fund Utilisation Statement
Towards supporting the food, clothing, shelter, education and overall development of parentless and abandoned children.