5 February, 2024 We are delighted to announce that our association's office has found a new home!
We are delighted to announce that our association's office has found a new home! Now you can find us in Riga - at Stabu Street 33a. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you in our new premises.
18 December, 2023 In December, together with friends from Tet.lv, we opened a charity fashion store, Superprieks.lv
In December, together with friends from Tet.lv and the printing, sewing, and delivery outsourcing company "Printful," we opened a special fashion store, superprieks.lv. It offers clothing and accessories with designs drawn by children who have grown up in SOS families. All profits from the products sold in the online store are allocated to the organization for the educational interests and leisure activities of the children.
30 November, 2023 Do you know what's on the World's Shortest Wish List
Do you know what's on the World's Shortest Wish List? Imagine a wish so profound yet so simple, it touches the heart. This year, we can create a Christmas miracle by fulfilling the most meaningful wishes of the children in the SOS Children's Villages together!
27 March, 2022 When reality sets in: four Ukrainian moms speak of their and their children’s new dailiness in Romania
“We thought we’d stay for two weeks, and now it’s been over a month already,” says Viktoria, a mom of two from the south of Ukraine. Viktoria and three of her close friends, all with two children each, fled the war in Ukraine and found shelter in SOS Children’s Village Bucharest.
15 March, 2022 Alina is safe, but feeling worse due to survivors’ guilt
Alina Bobko is a social worker who worked with young people from SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine in the Kyiv region. On the tenth day of the war, Alina was forced to flee her country. Although now safe, Alina, like many Ukrainian refugees, struggles with survivor’s guilt.
8 March, 2022 "I want everyone to know that we are in hell," says our Ukrainian colleague
Darya Kasyanova has been the national programme development director of SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine for five and a half years, supporting children without parental care, protecting their rights. As well as working on the ground in Ukraine in the midst of war trying to keep children and families safe, she is also a mother trying to look after her own family.
25 January, 2022 SOS Children’s Villages Latvia are celebrating 25th anniversary this year
In these years we have cared for more than 100 children, leading them into adulthood and providing a strong and stable foundation for their independent lives. Even more children have received support and love of SOS families for shorter periods of time. The lives of children growing up in SOS families are very colourful and different from each other – they are full of achievements and challenges.