SOS Children's Villages Eswatini

Legal & Governance

MA’s Legal status: SOS Children’s Villages (CV) Eswatini is an independent, non-governmental child welfare organization and affiliate member of SOS Children’s Villages International. Established in 1989, SOS CV Eswatini’s main objective is to support and provide quality childcare to children who have lost parental care and those at risk of losing parental care.

2017 was an exciting year for the Association, as the General Assembly (GA) was constituted for the very first time, with members of the SOS CV Eswatini Association finally taking over ownership of the Member Association, (MA) and electing their first Board of Governors’. At its first meeting, the Board bestowed Honorary Membership to its former Board Chairperson, Dr. Irma Allen for her selfless contribution to the Association.
The General Assembly is the highest-ranking body, electing the Board of Governors who run the MA in between GA’s. The MA’s constitution is being reviewed in line with SOS International Statutes, adapted with local statutory requirements, a process that goes through SOS International and final ratification by the SOS CV Eswatini GA.

The Constitution has three key legal bodies:

List of Board of Governors:

Board Committee Structure

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