a. Year of SOS children’s village set up- 1964
b. Functioning of SOS children’s Village-
1. Provide family-based, long-term care to children who can no longer grow up with their biological families.
2. In each SOS home there is a ‘mother’ who looks after 10-15 children.
3. This unit lives like a family and the children experience relationships and love once again, which helps children to recover from traumatic experiences.
4. The SOS families live together, forming a supportive ‘village’ environment.