Annual Mother's Training - National Office

This year, Annual Mothers’ training held virtually via Zoom from 16th November to 25th November. Due to Covid-19, all sessions were conducted online. Honorable guest speakers participated to cover topics about psychological and emotional well-being of the mothers along with training by National Office staff for the better upbringing of the children residing at SOS Pakistan.

SOS Children Villages Pakistan

Inauguration of Learning Centre - Faisalabad

Deputy Commissioner Faisalabad, Mr. Muhammad Ali, inaugurated the newly built Learning Center. He appreciated the efforts of SOS management in educating the orphan children.

Visit of Wife of Turkish Ambassador - Islamabad

Madam Zlatomira Yurdakul, Wife of the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, together with Mr. Gokhan Umut, Country Coordinator, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), visited SOS Children’s Village Islamabad. Children were so happy to meet with guests after a long break due to COVID-19 situation. All SOPs were observed during this visit. They brought colouring books and colours for the children as a token of love.

Art Competition Funkarian

During past few months, outdoor and indoor activities have been very limited due to the SOPs for COVID19. Hence, the management decided to organize an art competition inside the facility. The event was named as “Funkarian” to let the children show their creativity on paper without assigning a specific theme. Children used vibrant colors and were all happy to draw in sunshine and light music in background. Mr. Shoaib Iqbal from The Little Art was invited to boost up the morale of children. Three best artists from different age groups were given prizes. The chief guest brought Puppetry Kits for all children residing under our facility. It was very colorful and happy day for all.

SOS Children Villages Pakistan

Computer Lab by Suave Solutions - Johar Town Lahore

During the year, the work of Computer Lab which has been equipped and sponsored by Suave Solutions named as CE4Kids was completed. The lab is completely functional and children have been taking regular classes in two groups alternatively. The inauguration ceremony was held on 14th October, 2020. The Minister of Education Punjab, Dr. Murad Raas was the Chief Guest of the event.

Desert Moon Donation

Overseas Pakistani Foundation “Desert Moon” has arranged a dinner for the Children residing at all SOS Village facilities. All children from Village, Youth Home, House Mothers participated and enjoyed this wonderful dinner.

EDKASA Career Counseling Presentation - Multan

During the month of July 2020, EDKASA Career Counseling conducted an exercise aimed at developing the skills learnt over the year and tasked the children with creating a presentation which would showcase the living conditions at the Village and the Youth Home. The children of both the Village and the Youth Home Multan wholeheartedly participated in making the presentation and attained 1st position among all of the SOS Pakistan projects.

Mother's Meeting with Mrs. Rameen Anis - Multan

Mrs. Rameen Anis has been counseling and guiding the mothers of the SOS Children’s Village Multan. She continued to hold multiple Zoom meetings to guide the mothers about the any problems being faced by them. She informed the mothers that it would be dangerous to leave the quarantine during this dreaded time as they would risk not only themselves but all of the children here at the village and youth home as well; the mothers took her words to heart and decided that it would be best to stay within the village.

Career Counseling by Mrs. Ayesha Najeeb & Mr. Faizan - Multan

Mrs. Ayesha Najeeb held multiple Zoom meetings this month with the senior girls and boys of the SOS Children’s Village Multan and the SOS Youth Home Multan. She further aided and guided them regarding what type of career the children are willing to pursue and how they can achieve their dream profession. Mr. Faizan continued to join Mrs. Ayesha Najeeb in this endeavor to provide children with the knowledge which is required towards attaining their desired academic field.

Movie Nights - Multan

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues during this month as well, all the prevalent SOPs were followed especially pertaining to physical distancing. In order to keep the children entertained, movies were shown on a regular basis to keep the children engaged. They enjoyed the movies a lot and continued to remain safe from the virus within the village. The following movies were shown to the children:

  • DC Movies’ Franchise
  • Sam Rami’s Spider-Man Franchise
  • The Amazing Spider-Man Franchise
  • Epic
  • Rango
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Series