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Training of Media Houses on Alternative Care and Foster care

SOS Children’s Villages in Collaboration with the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office organized a media training to sensitize journalist on alternative care options in particular foster care. In attendance during the training were six different media houses, with a total of twelve journalist who were trained and given a media package

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THE BIG WIN, First Runner up – JA Winning

SOS Children’s Villages Eswatini signed a partnership agreement with Junior Achievement (JA) Eswatini. This initiative saw the formation of three companies namely; Ekutfokomeni Youth Pride Company from Siteki, Vigour Development Company from Nhlangano and Revolution of the Youngsters from Mbabane. These companies are owned by a total of 109 young

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World children’s day

The children hosted the event. The program directors of the day created a pleasant mood and started the event by inviting the distinguished guest to the dance floor. The children had well prepared for the event with the assistance of their SOS mothers and educational teachers. During the event, different

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I am a child!

The past week saw African countries celebrating the life of a child.  SOS Children’s Villages in Swaziland also joined forces with all other partners working in the country in commemorating this day. I took time out to discover who a child is and this does not mean I don’t have

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Family is more than blood!

Just the other day I sat and watched in admiration how the children as siblings at SOS Children’s Villages show so much love towards each other, how they seem to be there for the other and how their protective of their siblings. To think that these children are not biologically

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Khanyi’s Story

HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR HERMANN GMMEINER’S SHILLING! I am a 27 years old girl, born in Nhlambeni, Manzini. I was told that my birth brightened my parent’s life hence I was named Khanyisile.  However sometimes I wonder what happened to that “Light” because I was eventually raised up by

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The Rainbow After My Storm

Each time there is a storm I rejoice not because of the damage it does but because I surely know there is a rainbow coming through. After all I have seen it happen in my own life, after the storm of losing both my parents when I was six years

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Terrence’s Story

My name is Terrence Vilakati, from the Joppa area under the Maseyisini Inkhundla. Just like all children we were born in a balanced family, with a mother and a father to take care of us, but it was in July 2000, when one morning we woke up to realize that

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Simphiwe’s Story

I was born into a family of five children with me being the last born. Only two of my siblings shared a father and the rest of us all had different fathers; however unlike the rest I never knew my father neither did any of my relatives and all attempts

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