Stories of children

  • Story of Manish

    Manish’s will to win over his circumstances has made all the difference in his life. A boy who could not even stand straight is now an athlete. He is an inspiration to all of us. more…
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    Story of Vanaja

    A sponsor who lost her own child speaks about her sponsored child Vanya at SOS Children’s Village Chennai and how bonding with this child helped the sponsor forget her own pain. more…
  • “I am holding a toy for the first time in my life”

    Story of Laxmi

    Lakshmi was just 6 years old when her parents died of severe illness. Due to poverty they were unable to go to the local hospital. The little girl was left alone in this unfamiliar world with her elder brother and younger sister. more…
  • Having got support, Muruga today dreams of helping others

    Story of Muruga

    Born to a labourer and an agarbatti-maker, and having lost his father early in life, Muruga is today a doctor. Read how Muruga overcame all odds to fulfil his dreams. more…
  • “She was scared… would not step out of the house after dark”

    Story of Adhi

    Adhi a 12 year old girl who lost everything including her parents in tsunami. Read how your contributions are shaping her today and future more…
  • Sheeja shares her experience of growing up in an SOS family

    Story of Sheeja

    Sheeja just like many other children was brought to the Children’s Village at a young age, she found solace and love in the arms of her SOS mother who gave her assurance from the very first day that there is no looking back. more…
  • “We were fearful at the prospect of living away from our biological family”

    Story of Hansa

    Hansa, a young girl narrates her experience of growing up in SOS Children’s Village Bhimtal. Read how from caring supporterd like you has changed her life. more…
  • Children are dropped from schools when their parents can no longer afford to pay their fees. Do these children have a future?

    Story of Mukhteyari

    Seven years ago, Mukhteyari’s husband passed away due to cancer. He was a daily wage labourer and the sole earning member of the household. Mukhteyari had lost hope for her children until SOS intervened more…
  • “We were fearful at the prospect of living away from our biological family”

    Your little help makes Heena a banker today

    Heena, a young girl narrates her experience of growing up in SOS Children’s Village Bhimtal. more…
  • I grown up in an SOS family

    Today I am an independent girl

    Today, I am an independent girl. I joined an Airlines after my graduation from college. I am thankful to SOS Children’s Villages for giving me a happy childhood and a secure future. more…
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