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Sponsor an SOS Children’s Village

Children at SOS Village Nelspruit, South AfricaMany of our supporters choose to sponsor a child, while others prefer to support an entire community by sponsoring an SOS Children's Village.

When we take a child into our care, they become part of an SOS family – a group of children cared for by an SOS mother. These families live together in a community known as an SOS Children's Village.

For £20 a month, you can help give the world's most vulnerable children a safe and happy place to grow up.

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Why sponsor a Children's Village?

  • You will help provide long-term care – a mother and a loving home, education, healthcare, and support up to independence
  • You will help raise children within their own culture and religious background
  • You will get a welcome pack, as well as photos and updates so you can stay up-to-date with Village life
  • You can pay small gift amounts into a savings account for special occasions such as birthdays

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What is an SOS Village?

Children join an SOS family, are cared for by an SOS mother, and live together in an SOS Children's Village.

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Sponsor testimonials

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Where to sponsor

Discover our work in 125 countries and decide where you would like to sponsor.

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Sponsorship FAQs

Find answers to the many sponsorship questions you're likely to have.

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Other ways to help

Village sponsorship is just one of many ways you can support SOS Children's Villages. You can also sponsor an individual child, or make a monthly or one-off donation to our work.


Did you know? In Pakistan, after the Kashmir earthquake, SOS Children was invited by the government to care for all unaccompanied children from the disaster.