SOS India Celebrates SOS Day Across the Country

Opens its 32nd Children’s Village for the children of Begusarai- Bihar.

New Delhi, India, June 26, 2008 --( SOS Children’s Villages of India today celebrated SOS Day across the country with fanfare. The celebrations marked the remembrance of Dr. Hermann Gmeiner, Founder Father who started SOS movement around the globe on his 88th birthday. Continuing with its mission of spreading smile and quality life for children in need across the country, the organization announced the inauguration of it’s 32nd Children’s Village in Begusarai- Bihar.

The whole atmosphere was filled with emotions and nostalgia as SOS family paid tribute to their guiding force, Dr. Hermann Gmeiner, Founder Father- SOS Children’s Villages around the world. The day long celebration saw children showcasing colourful cultural programs and expressing their individual growth.

In his message for this occasion Shri. S. Sandilya, President- SOS Children’s Villages of India said, “This day works as a catalytic force for the people associated with SOS. Every year this occasion rejuvenate us with a new force and fresh energy to contribute to the society in constructive ways. This year again we salute the vision and mission of our guiding force- Dr. Hermann Gmeiner and as a tribute we are organizing house warming ceremony in Begusarai, Bihar today. In our endeavor we establish facilities and programmes that respond to the social development needs of society's most vulnerable children and young people. Hope more people come forward and join hands for to this noble cause.”

About SOS Children’s Villages of India:
SOS Children’s Villages of India is a non-government voluntary childcare organization, committed to the care of children in need. The aim & objective of the SOS Children’s Villages of India is to help orphaned and homeless children by giving them a family, home and a strong foundation for an independent and secure life. Since its inception in 1964, SOS-India has expanded its services for children in need at a rapid pace. Today, there are 31 SOS Children’s Villages including the new projects under establishment and 122 allied projects like Kindergartens, Schools, Social, Medical, Vocational Training Centres and Outreach Initiatives spread across the country reaching out to thousands of children. SOS-India is a member of SOS-Kinderdorf International, operational in 132 countries.

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Rahul Sharma