December 9, 2022

SOS Children’s Village 40th Anniversary”

SOS Children’s Village 40th Anniversary”

SOS Children’s Villages of India-Chatnath Homes celebrated its 40 years of service to children in need of care and protection.
SOS Children’s Villages of India-Chatnath Homes celebrated its 40 years of service to children in need of care and protection . The concept of SOS is to bring up children with security and love under family based care and enable them join the mainstream society with dignity when they become adults. We have another program- Family Strengthening program through which we empower

communities, women and children in vulnerable societies.
“Charity should flow from the heart with genuine concern for the receiver and there should be no holding back on giving”, Chairman of IndusInd Bank R Seshasayee said here as a Chief Guest on SOS Children Village on Friday.
He also Convey that “The value of gift is not measured in terms of volume. Cheque book charity is not the need of the hour. When you are serving society, you need not worry if people discourage or reject you. Be focused and keep doing good work”.
On this occasion, a Book titled “Oral History” – the voices of present and past Mothers, settled youth, co-
workers, mentors and friends who were associated in the 40 years journey of SOS Village will be released. A film on SOS Village-Chatnath Homes made by Mrs Lata Menon, the well-known documentary film maker, was screened.
SOS Children’s Villages has been rendering service to the children in need of care and protection. It also runs Family Strengthening program to empower communities, women and children in vulnerable societies.
Managing Trustee, SOS Children’s Villages of India-Chatnath Homes, Uma Narayanan said “We are happy that since its inception, around 580 youth have been successfully integrated into society”.
Children’s who studied at SOS are successfully employed in different fields. Currently 173 children are under the care of the Village. And another 475 children are being supported through Family Strengthening Program. The children of SOS Village thanked the people who are supporting them with a cultural program on Saturday.

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