Family Strengthening Programme

The Family Strengthening Programme has achieved significant success by forging strong partnerships with various government organisations. These collaborations have played a crucial role in uplifting the communities in multiple ways.

Working hand in hand with government agencies such as NABARD, Childline, CWC, RSETI, WCD, Public Health Centre, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Veterinary and Forest Departments, NRLM, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, among others, the programme has been able to raise awareness, among the community members, about different government schemes and initiatives that are specifically designed to benefit them. These partnerships have been instrumental Family Strengthening Programme in bridging the gap between the community and the government. By acting as facilitators and intermediaries, SOS Children’s Villages India has helped to establish effective communication channels between the government and the community.

Moreover, the collaboration with government organisations has empowered the community to sustain themselves in the long run. By imparting knowledge and skills through various initiatives and training programmes, the Family Strengthening Programme has equipped community members with the tools they need to improve their livelihoods and become self-reliant. This, in turn, reduces dependency on external aid and fosters selfsufficiency and empowerment among the people.

Family Like Care

Children’s achievement

  • Three youth girls, from Children’s Village Hojai, received a scooty each, sponsored by the Govt. of Assam. This was in lieu of their excellent performance in the higher secondary examinations, year 2022.
  • Raksha*, from Children’s Village Bangalore, secured employment with UNICEF, post completion of her BCom.
  • Three children, from Children’s Village Puducherry, were honoured by the WCD department for consistent performance in drawing, volleyball and football. This was on occasion of National Girl Child Day.

Important visitors

  • Honourable government officials from the offices of the SDM / SDO / DCPO / DLSA / CWC / JJB / DCPU, among others, visited various projects for the purpose of inspection. The officials appreciated the work done, and the impact of the projects.
  • Mrs Kala Nair, wife of Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R. Hari Kumar PVSM, visited Children’s Village Jaipur, where she had a great interaction with the children.
  • Joint Collector, Shri Rajesh Gupta, visited Children’s Village Khajuri Kalan.
  • Children of SOS Children’s Village Greenfields had a wonderful conversation with Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, at his residence.

Other achievements and activities

  • On occasion of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao week, held by ICPS Srinagar in Sainik Bhawan, one of the children from SOS Children’s Village Srinagar, was felicitated with an award and certificate for best performance in Art/Drawing. A number of government officials were present at the occasion.
  • DCPCR Delhi started the 100 Days of Reading Campaign and also sponsored the Literacy Campaign at SOS Children’s Village Bawana and Short Stay Home Safdarjung.