SOS Children’s Villages of Ethiopia
SOS Children's Villages started to work in Ethiopia in 1974 with the opening of the first SOS Children's Village in Mekelle. Six years later, the second SOS Children's Village became operational in Harar. In 1981, SOS Children's Village Addis Ababa was established as the third Village for Ethiopia. Between the years 1985- 2004, additional three SOS Children's Villages were established in Hawassa, Bahir Dar, and Gode, consecutively. The seventh SOS Children's Village Programme was also officially inaugurated in Jimma this year in March 2013.
In almost all programme locations, SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia has Alternative Child Care, Family and Community Development, Education and Training, as well as Health programme units. It has also implements emergency preparedness and response program.See more