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  • SOS-Heart box
    Order heart box

    SOS-Heart box

    We are delighted to be able to distribute our popular SOS Heart Boxes to teachers in Liechtenstein again for the 2024/2025 school year. More
  • Family festival in Malbun
    Save the Date

    Family festival in Malbun

    Together with the family hotel Gorfion, we will transform the Stubistrasse in Malbun into a place full of fun, games and entertainment for the whole family on June 15. Join us and get ready for an unforgettable time full of fun and adventure. https://gorfion.li/familienfest/ More
  • Carefree summer vacation in the SOS Holiday Village Caldonazzo
    SOS Holiday Camp Caldonazzo

    Carefree summer vacation in the SOS Holiday Village Caldonazzo

    Year after year, war children and children from precarious social backgrounds are able to spend carefree summer vacations in the SOS Holiday Village Caldonazzo. Here they can simply be children together with their peers. More
  • Cooperation with Family Network Liechtenstein
    Family Network Liechtenstein

    Cooperation with Family Network Liechtenstein

    Netzwerk Familie Liechtenstein is a prevention project of the Sophie von Liechtenstein Foundation and the Liechtenstein Red Cross. They support parents with children aged 0-5 in stressful life situations. More
  • Many thanks to Banque Havilland
    Banque Havilland check delivery

    Many thanks to Banque Havilland

    Thank you for your generous donation, which will help to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people. As part of our commitment to social responsibility, we are committed to helping these young people. More
  • 5 years of SOS-Kinderdorf Liechtenstein
    5 years of SOS-Kinderdorf Liechtenstein

    5 years of SOS-Kinderdorf Liechtenstein

    5 years of SOS Children's Villages Liechtenstein! Your anniversary donation underlines our social commitment by helping to change a child's life for the better. Thank you! More
  • 180 feet for a good cause
    FC Presta Thyssenkrupp check handover

    180 feet for a good cause

    In March, FC Presta organized a charity indoor soccer tournament in which 90 players from 9 teams took part. The tournament raised over CHF 1,200 for SOS Children's Villages Liechtenstein. More
  • When customers help helpers to help helpers
    When customers help helpers to help helpers

    When customers help helpers to help helpers

    Excuse me? How should we understand this? Quite simply: Customers of the pharmacy on Postplatz in Schaan (Helpers) are helping to support SOS Children's Villages (Helpers) with their purchase of Nuxe products and the associated donation to the earthquake victims in Syria. More
  • Young people are on fire
    Vaduz secondary school fundraising campaign

    Young people are on fire

    The eighth grade of Vaduz secondary school built and distributed a "Firelamp" as part of their project lessons. More
  • Creating a secure future
    Vocational training for young people

    Creating a secure future

    As you know, we are passionate about opening up new paths for young people. More
  • Education for war children
    SOS Children's Village sets up school

    Education for war children

    After almost two years of war, the educational situation of pupils in Ukraine is massively impaired. More
  • Schaan carol singers collect for war children
    Thank you for every donation

    Schaan carol singers collect for war children

    The Schaan carol singers will be out and about between January 2 and 6. More
  • Children in acute danger
    Bombing draws closer

    Children in acute danger

    The lives of the children in our care at the SOS Children's Village in Rafah are in acute danger. More
  • Pure goosebumps
    Generous donation presented

    Pure goosebumps

    We say thank you from the bottom of our hearts for musical goosebumps and a generous donation. More
  • Telecom Liechtenstein AG shows social commitment
    Christmas donation instead of presents

    Telecom Liechtenstein AG shows social commitment

    Telecom Liechtenstein AG is setting an example of social responsibility by making a donation of CHF 5,000.00 to SOS Children's Villages Liechtenstein. More
  • First national donation day
    Lots of light for those in need

    First national donation day

    WOW, so much light for the benefit of disadvantaged people here in Liechtenstein! Yesterday's first national donation day in Vaduz organized by www.liacht.li was a complete success. More
  • Children are the winners
    Happy faces

    Children are the winners

    Seven children had every reason to be happy: they won the first three prizes in the SOS Children's Village competition at the Eschner fair. More
  • Chocolate-smeared mouths - laughing children
    Visiting Ukrainian refugee children

    Chocolate-smeared mouths - laughing children

    Laughing children, their mouths smeared with cake, playing and chattering with joy. Parents look at their offspring with happy eyes and also enjoy the cake. More
  • No end in sight
    We are still there for children

    No end in sight

    The war in Ukraine continues to rage. Millions of children live in fear and terror. More
  • Beautiful encounters at the fair
    Well attended stand in Eschen

    Beautiful encounters at the fair

    Take a well-motivated SOS Children's Village team, teddy bears, an attractive SOS Children's Village stand with the LUKIhaus... More
  • Children in SOS childrens villages are in safety
    Conflict between Israel and Palestine

    Children in SOS childrens villages are in safety

    Israeli and Palestinian children of the Children's Villages in safety. More
  • 10'000 for families in Liechtenstein
    Generous donation from Hilti AG

    10'000 for families in Liechtenstein

    This year, the Workers Council decided to support SOS Children's Village Liechtenstein. More
  • More feelings in the classromm
    Teachers workshop

    More feelings in the classromm

    Yesterday, our staff member Sarah Tanzer was able to support 22 teachers in implementing the SOS Heart Box. More
  • Testament Day in Schaan
    Enrol now

    Testament Day in Schaan

    For the second time, SOS Children's Villages is organising the Day of the Will together with Stein Egerta Adult Education. More
  • Federal police gets involved for children in need (1)
    Doing sports for a good cause

    Federal police gets involved for children in need (1)

    Over the next two months, employees of the Federal Police will be sweating for children in need. More
  • Climate protection = child protection
    Let's work together

    Climate protection = child protection

    The effects of the climate crisis are becoming increasingly apparent around the world. More
  • Federal police gets involved for children in need
    Doing sports for a good cause

    Federal police gets involved for children in need

    Over the next two months, employees of the Federal Police will be sweating for children in need. More
  • Migros Schaan supports SOS Children's Village
    Beaming faces

    Migros Schaan supports SOS Children's Village

    Yesterday there was something to celebrate - namely the reopening of the Migros branch in Schaan. More
  • "We need education in order to survive"
    Suppression in Afghanistan

    "We need education in order to survive"

    Forced marriages, child marriages, abuse, violence and other forms of exploitation of women and girls have risen sharply in Afghanistan. More
  • Dam burst in the Ukraine
    Emergency Aid

    Dam burst in the Ukraine

    The destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine has triggered a humanitarian crisis in the middle of the war zone. More
  • Kiwanis supports children
    Generous donation

    Kiwanis supports children

    Kiwanisclub Liechtenstein supports local family programme. More
  • Help for a single mom
    "I can be a mom"

    Help for a single mom

    After a difficult time, Jasmin comes to the parent-child living in the SOS Children's Village Burgenland with her son about two years ago. More
  • Doing good with care products
    Support for syrian children

    Doing good with care products

    From now on, the pharmacy at the Postplatz in Schaan supports our earthquake relief. More
  • Children in Sudan evacuated
    Fighting endangers civilian population

    Children in Sudan evacuated

    Due to fighting in the immediate vicinity, the SOS Children's Village in Sudan's capital Khartoum was evacuated last Monday. More
  • "Need is still huge"
    Syrian children need help

    "Need is still huge"

    SOS Children's Villages is on the ground in Syria with an emergency team. Our emergency coordinator Julian Erjautz talks about the situation. More
  • Strong fathers - strong families
    Exchange in the fathers club

    Strong fathers - strong families

    "Our experience is that derailed families often can't get back on track without involving fathers," says social worker Festim Prognadi from Albania. More
  • Strengthen social competence
    Order your SOS-Heartbox now

    Strengthen social competence

    We start the second project year with the SOS Heart Box: All teachers of the 4th - 8th grade are invited to order their personal SOS Heart Box. More
  • Children help children
    Clothes for Aleppo

    Children help children

    The devastating earthquake in Syria also shocked the children from the SOS Children's Villages in Damascus. More
  • Help for earthquake victims
    Emergency aid for Syria

    Help for earthquake victims

    Thousands of people were buried under the rubble, countless families have lost their homes and are homeless in the winter cold. More
  • Volunteering
    Get involved for young people

    Volunteering

    Supporting abandoned young people: Helping is simply a pleasure! More
  • When the banker helps homeless people
    Support homeless teenagers

    When the banker helps homeless people

    Around 37,000 children and young people live on the streets in Germany. More
  • Children with disabilities in Syria
    Learn more about our help

    Children with disabilities in Syria

    Ghada, the girl in the photo, is the youngest of 5 children and was born in Syria with Down Syndrome. More
  • Committed Lions
    Lions Club supports Family programme

    Committed Lions

    For many years, the Lions Club Liechtenstein has been committed to social causes. More
  • Busy carol singers
    Help for ethiopian children

    Busy carol singers

    The Schellenberg carol singers went from house to house in the community on 4 and 5 January 2023 and collected for the SOS emergency aid in the Tigray region. More
  • A big heart for children in war
    Successfull christmas donation

    A big heart for children in war

    Donors from Liechtenstein were once again extremely generous at Christmas time! More
  • "We support personality building"
    Christmas donation Atelier B6B

    "We support personality building"

    The painting shop Atelier B&B for customised interior and exterior solutions has decided to support this project with CHF 2'000 as a Christmas donation. More
  • A generous donation
    LieMudRun supports children from the region

    A generous donation

    The third "LittleMudRun", the fun run for children, was a complete success despite the gloomy weather. More
  • Donation in cryptocurrency
    Donate Bitcoin or Ethereum

    Donation in cryptocurrency

    As of now, donations can be made to SOS Children's Villages Liechtenstein using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Lightning or Ethereum. More
  • Winner of the Award for Equal Opportunities
    SOS-Heartbox convinced the jury

    Winner of the Award for Equal Opportunities

    Lots of excitement, great jubilation and palpitations: these were our emotions at yesterday's award ceremony for the Equal Opportunities Award! More
  • SOS-Parent: A special profession
    Insights into the Children's Villate

    SOS-Parent: A special profession

    Being an SOS parent is a special profession with unique duties and challenges. While it is often described as a calling and a vocation, specialised training is a key step to becoming an SOS parent. More
  • Donate a school bag
    Enable a future

    Donate a school bag

    Eleven years of war, unrest and displacement have also threatened the education of an entire generation More
  • Great appreciation of LGT Bank
    SOS-Herzkiste project awarded

    Great appreciation of LGT Bank

    WOW! We are blown away by yesterday's LGT Award for social engagement! More
  • Become a village or project sponsor
    Take action for children in need

    Become a village or project sponsor

    As a sponsor, you help children in crisis in a sustainable way. Because your long-term support gives children in the SOS Children's Village the chance of a good and self-determined future. Improve the lives of children forever! More
  • Little hope for a better future
    Violence and poverty shape Palestine's children

    Little hope for a better future

    Poverty and violence characterise the lives of children in Palestine, which includes the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. More
  • Minister of Education at SOS Heart Box
    Gefühle, Achtsamkeit, Stärken

    Minister of Education at SOS Heart Box

    With the SOS Heart Box, the SOS Children's Village has created a ready-made teaching and learning material for schools so that children can expand their social skills such as mindfulness, appreciation and mutual reinforcement. More
  • Tough winter ahead in Ukraine
    Destroyed supply systems force 500,000 people to flee

    Tough winter ahead in Ukraine

    The coming winter could be one of the toughest in decades for Ukraine. More
  • Together against starvation
    Hunger crisis: Eight million children starve

    Together against starvation

    Without decisive action, 8 million children are at risk of death from starvation. More
  • Neuer Alltag in Polen
    Staff member Yevgeniya reports

    Neuer Alltag in Polen

    Our staff member Yevgeniya Rzayeva never intended to leave her home in Kiev. More
  • 380 children startet with "Herzkiste"
    Project for social skills in Liechtenstein

    380 children startet with "Herzkiste"

    We are overwhelmed! 24 classes as well as several school social workers introduce the SOS Heart Box! More
  • FC Vaduz supports "Heimspiel"
    Shirts and fooballs for children

    FC Vaduz supports "Heimspiel"

    The "Home Game" project developed by SOS Children's Villages has already been successfully kicked off in Innsbruck, Graz, Vienna and Salzburg. More
  • Depressed Mothers get help
    Twice as many applications

    Depressed Mothers get help

    With our mother-child project, we advocate for children of mentally ill mothers in Liechtenstein and the neighbouring Rhine Valley. More
  • Joint event with Stein Egerta
    Things to know about inheritance and succession

    Joint event with Stein Egerta

    Tag des Testaments am 13. September: So bleibt der Familienfriede gewahrt More
  • Groundbreaking ceremony SOS Children's Village Altmünster
    A new home is being built

    Groundbreaking ceremony SOS Children's Village Altmünster

    After three years of planning and many considerations the SOS Children's Village Altmünster celebrates the ground-breaking ceremony for a large-scale village renewal. More
  • New Corporate Partnership
    Green energy for SOS Children's Villages

    New Corporate Partnership

    Companies that take on social responsibility and share their success with others bring great things forward More
  • Winner of the LGT Award
    Project convinces jury

    Winner of the LGT Award

    The "SOS Heart Box" project convinced the top-class jury of the LGT Award for Social Commitment! More
  • Chat counselling for young people
    Psychological help

    Chat counselling for young people

    Many of the ukrainian families are traumatised by the war and the flight. The psychosocial burden is particularly great for children and young people. More
  • Temporary home for 100 children
    Emergency Aid Ukraine

    Temporary home for 100 children

    On 23 March at around 3 pm, four buses from Ukraine arrived in Tyrol, two at the Hermann Gmeiner Academy in Innsbruck, the other two continued directly to the SOS Children's Village in Imst. More
  • Child labour day
    How we help

    Child labour day

    Why the vicious circle of child labour and poverty is so difficult to break - and where the projects of SOS Children's Villages come in. More
  • Global consequences of the Ukraine war
    How SOS Children's Village helps

    Global consequences of the Ukraine war

    The Ukraine war is devastating even for people living thousands of kilometres away. More
  • Professional family work prevents break-up
    Preventive work is important

    Professional family work prevents break-up

    SOS Children's Villages tries to prevent children from being separated from their parents by providing preventive support. More
  • Mental balance through Art therapy
    Being creative helps children

    Mental balance through Art therapy

    If mum or dad cannot give their child the necessary love and warmth, for whatever reason, then the child will become ill. More
  • Successful shirt auction at FC Vaduz
    CHF 4,000 for children and families in need

    Successful shirt auction at FC Vaduz

    FC Vaduz was able to make a valuable contribution to social projects with the contribution to social projects. More
  • Easter present for ukrainian children
    Francisfrancis donates kids bags

    Easter present for ukrainian children

    In cooperation with the Tipiti association in Rehetobel (AR), SOS Children's Villages has created a new home for 44 children who have fled from Ukraine and their foster parents in the house "ob dem Holz" in Rehetobel (AR). More
  • Protection and help for ukrainian mothers
    Mother & Child care center in Lviv

    Protection and help for ukrainian mothers

    In Lviv, on the border with Poland, we have opened a mother and child centre together with a local partner organisation. More
  • Bread and flower day
    Primary school students get involved

    Bread and flower day

    The Bread and Flowers Day has been held at Eschen Primary School for 20 years. This year it was dedicated to the famine in Madagascar. More
  • H.M. Princess Tatjana visits ukrainian children
    "Children can be children again"

    H.M. Princess Tatjana visits ukrainian children

    As patron of SOS Children's Villages Liechtenstein, Tatjana von Lattorff, Princess von und zu Liechtenstein, is very keen to find out first-hand about the projects benefiting Ukrainian war children. More
  • Are you looking for an Easter present?
    Colorful children's book for children affected by war

    Are you looking for an Easter present?

    Just in time for tomorrows Children's Book Day, Isabel Sutter from Grabs publishes a colorful children's book. More
  • Ukrainian children in safety
    SOS Children's Village takes over care

    Ukrainian children in safety

    On March 23, more than 100 children and their caregivers arrived in Tyrol at SOS Children's Villages. More
  • Child protection center established at Vienna Central Station
    Ukraine emergency aid

    Child protection center established at Vienna Central Station

    SOS Children's Villages is now supporting the Caritas day center at Vienna's main train station with a child protection zone for children from Ukraine. More
  • 300 children arrived safely in Romania
    Great relief

    300 children arrived safely in Romania

    Great news: Yesterday Thursday we were able to bring another 300 children to safety and out of the country. More
  • "There are basements with hundreds of children".
    Interview with our coworker Darya

    "There are basements with hundreds of children".

    Darya Kasyanova has been the national programme development director of SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine for five and a half years. More
  • Orphans in safety
    Arrived at new home

    Orphans in safety

    After much turmoil, Ukrainian orphans are safe. More
  • "The children stay in the security bunkers for most of the day"
    Situation is getting worse

    "The children stay in the security bunkers for most of the day"

    The foster families from SOS Children’s Village Brovary, Kyiv region and from Luhansk region, who were staying in a health resort in western Ukraine, are moving to Poland today or Monday. More
  • War in the Ukraine: children and families need shelter and help
    Emergency Aid started

    War in the Ukraine: children and families need shelter and help

    As of yesterday morning, 24 February, Ukraine is in a state of war. More
  • Children have to be evacuated
    The war comes closer

    Children have to be evacuated

    The SOS Children's Villages in Ukraine had to evacuate the first families from the SOS Children's Village Luhansk due to the ongoing threat situation and intensive shelling along the demarcation line. More
  • Donations for sick children
    Piggybank gets filled up

    Donations for sick children

    Our piggy bank was terribly bored in the office, so it decided to go travelling. More
  • Cyclones follow devastating drought in Madagascar
    Dead and thousands of homeless people

    Cyclones follow devastating drought in Madagascar

    Cyclone Batsirai made landfall in the southeast coastline of Madagascar with heavy rains and strong winds that destroyed homes, cut power lines and triggered widespread flooding. More
  • Chocolate for charity
    thyssenKrupp Presta AG donates CHF 10'000

    Chocolate for charity

    thyssenkrupp Presta supports family programme of SOS Children's Village Liechtenstein More
  • Parental counselling in the pandemic
    Help for families

    Parental counselling in the pandemic

    A year of counselling and support for stressed parents shows: Parents often feel overwhelmed during the pandemic. More
  • "Today I can smile again"
    Today I can smile again

    "Today I can smile again"

    Today you will learn the story of a small businesswoman from Bolivia. Angélica smiles, she is proud of everything she has achieved. More
  • "The situation is dramatic!"
    The schools were closed for 83 weeks!

    "The situation is dramatic!"

    83 weeks - that's how long schools in Uganda were completely or partially closed due to the Corona pandemic. More
  • 12 goats donated
    Cookies of the Oberschule Vaduz

    12 goats donated

    Young people from Vaduz High School support the SOS Children's Village aid project in Niger with homemade Christmas cookies. More
  • High school class gets involved for hungry children
    Cookies for kids

    High school class gets involved for hungry children

    Every year, students at the Liechtenstein Gymnasium get involved in helping people in need as part of their ethics and religion classes. More
  • Lie Mud Run hands over donation to SOS Children's Village
    Kids rund for kids

    Lie Mud Run hands over donation to SOS Children's Village

    In mid-September, over 200 children took part in the LittleMudRun, the fun run for kids. They conquered climbing walls, waded through mud holes, jumped over car tires and fearlessly jumped into the ice bath. More
  • Young people collect money for water pumps
    Fundraising campaign of the secondary school Vaduz

    Young people collect money for water pumps

    Class 2b of the Oberschule Vaduz decided to support a fundraising campaign for disadvantaged families in Niger. More
  • Give hope & help
    Magazine "Vaterland"

    Give hope & help

    The current Vaterland magazine is dedicated to the topic of "Giving". Editor Andreas Laternser interviewed the team from SOS Children's Village Liechtenstein. More
  • #Giving Tuesday
    Countertrend to consumerism

    #Giving Tuesday

    GivingTuesday is the global day of giving and generosity. This day is all about giving and doing good. Social engagement gets high attention and visibility. More
  • Children's Rights Day
    Increase of domestic violence

    Children's Rights Day

    The Corona pandemic has led to an increase in domestic violence and exploitation of children in Africa. This is the finding of a study presented by SOS Children's Villages to mark International Children's Rights Day on November 20. More
  • Sustainability at the SOS Childrens Village
    Leading by example

    Sustainability at the SOS Childrens Village

    Solar panels, an electric car and waste collection campaigns: These are the first steps towards sustainability at the SOS Children's Village in Sarajevo. More
  • Women and Leadership in Non-Profit Organizations
    Exciting insights and backgrounds

    Women and Leadership in Non-Profit Organizations

    The current issue of VM magazine is dedicated to the topic of the female side of NGOs. More