SOS Africa Charity News

News and updates from the SOS Africa Children's Charity's global fundraising campaigns and education programmes across South Africa...

  1. SOS Africa Launches 4th Education Programme as New School Year Begins

    SOS Africa Launches 4th Education Programme as New School Year Begins

    16 years on from its creation, the SOS Africa Charity has launched its 4th education programme at St Michaels Farm School in Elgin...

  2. Construction Work on SOS Africa's First Education Centre Building Project Begins...

    Construction Work on SOS Africa's First Education Centre Building Project Begins...

    Daily photos & updates on the construction of SOS Africa's first Education Centre Building Project at Grabouw Primary School from the 5th December 2018...

  3. Porta Romana Auctions Lamps Created by Five Leading Artists & Designers to Fund SOS Africa Education Centre Build

    Porta Romana Auctions Lamps Created by Five Leading Artists & Designers to Fund SOS Africa Education Centre Build

    Luxury furniture and lighting company Porta Romana has commissioned five leading artists and designers to decorate lamps to be sold at Auction to raise funds for SOS Africa.

  4. It was lovely to see SOS Africa in Action, by SOS Africa sponsors Linda & Martin

    It was lovely to see SOS Africa in Action, by SOS Africa sponsors Linda & Martin

    SOS Africa Charity child sponsors Linda and Martin reflect on their visit to SOS Africa's Somerset West Education Centre...

  5. Children have a right to not only survive but thrive, by Anna Lusty

    Children have a right to not only survive but thrive, by Anna Lusty

    SOS Africa responds to UNCRC Report calling for improved standards of reading literacy and education throughout South Africa...

  6. SOS Africa Launches Western Cape Charity Documentary Film

    SOS Africa Launches Western Cape Charity Documentary Film

    SOS Africa has just launched a brand new documentary video featuring the charity's education projects in the Western Cape, South Africa...

  7. Success Through Training: SOS Africa Provides Children with Vocational Training Sponsorship

    Success Through Training: SOS Africa Provides Children with Vocational Training Sponsorship

    The SOS Africa Charity begins providing vocational training sponsorship as Andrew completes his first term at Westcliffe School, Cape Town...

  8. Dudley Rotary Club Funds the Construction of New SOS Africa Education Centre in Grabouw, South Africa

    Dudley Rotary Club Funds the Construction of New SOS Africa Education Centre in Grabouw, South Africa

    The SOS Africa Charity embarks on its first Education Centre Building Project funded by Dudley Rotary Club. The multi-functional facility will be located in Grabouw, South Africa...

  9. SOS Africa Celebrates 15 Years of Empowerment Through Education

    SOS Africa Celebrates 15 Years of Empowerment Through Education

    Relive 15 memorable moments from the SOS Africa Charity’s 15 year history...

  10. 130 Abseil from St Marys Church, Bruton and Smash Fundraising Target

    130 Abseil from St Marys Church, Bruton and Smash Fundraising Target

    130 abseilers complete SOS Africa's 100ft abseil challenge from St Mary's Church, Bruton and smash £7000 fundraising target...

  11. "Living Proof that Kindness to Others Still Exists" - A Tribute to Charity Project Manager Jenny Matthews

    A wonderful tribute to SOS Africa Mafikeng Project Manager Jenny Matthews, by SOS Africa Charity Volunteer Liesbeth Affourtit...

  12. SOS Africa Charity to Support 90 Children by 2018

    SOS Africa Charity to Support 90 Children by 2018

    An update from SOS Africa's education projects in Mafikeng and the Western Cape as the charity begins its 15th year of operation...

  13. The Lost 500,000: SOS Africa Opens Remedial Centre as Part of Initiative to Start Stemming South Africa's Alarming School Drop-Out Rate

    The Lost 500,000: SOS Africa Opens Remedial Centre as Part of Initiative to Start Stemming South Africa's Alarming School Drop-Out Rate

    SOS Africa Charity celebrates to opening of its first Remedial Education Centre in Somerset-West to help provide vital support to children with learning difficulties...

  14. Memorable Moments from SOS Africa 2016

    Memorable Moments from SOS Africa 2016

    What a year it has been for the SOS Africa Staff and Children. Why not join us on a brief trip down memory lane as we look at the SOS Africa Charity's 2016 highlights...

  15. 35 Fearless Fundraisers Walk on Fire for the SOS Africa Charity Children

    35 Fearless Fundraisers Walk on Fire for the SOS Africa Charity Children

    35 fearless fundraisers complete the SOS Africa Charity Firewalk at Frome College to raise funds for a new education centre due to open in South Africa in January 2017...

  16. Leading Stoke-on-Trent Insurance Company, Cover and Legal, becomes Long-Term SOS Africa Charity Corporate Sponsor

    Leading Stoke-on-Trent Insurance Company, Cover and Legal, becomes Long-Term SOS Africa Charity Corporate Sponsor

    SOS Africa Charity and Stoke-on-Trent insurance company Cover and Legal form a partnership which will empower underprivileged African children through education...

  17. Formidable Fundraising Feats Sponsor Opening of SOS Africa Charity Libraries

    Formidable Fundraising Feats Sponsor Opening of SOS Africa Charity Libraries

    SOS Africa Charity fundraisers complete London Marathon and 3 Peaks Challenge to open new Aftercare Centre Libraries...

  18. Frome Mayor Toby Eliot and David Warburton MP to Firewalk for Frome Charity SOS Africa

    Frome Mayor Toby Eliot and David Warburton MP to Firewalk for Frome Charity SOS Africa

    SOS Africa is pleased to announce that Frome Mayor Toby Eliot and David Warburton MP will be participating in our November Charity Firewalk Fundraising Event at Frome College...

  19. SOS Africa's Nominate an Inmate Fundraising Event at Shepton Mallet Prison Shortlisted for National Fundraising Award

    SOS Africa's Nominate an Inmate Fundraising Event at Shepton Mallet Prison Shortlisted for National Fundraising Award

    The SOS Africa Children's Charity is shortlisted for a National Fundraising Award after hosting a memorable 24 hour lock-in fundraising event at the iconic Shepton Mallet Prison...

  20. Midsomer Norton retailer opens new store to support SOS Africa children

    Midsomer Norton retailer opens new store to support SOS Africa children

    A new shop has opened in Midsomer Norton, Somerset to raise funds for the SOS Africa Charity children...

  21. Swansea University Abseilers Raise £10,000 for African Education Charities

    Swansea University Abseilers Raise £10,000 for African Education Charities

    120 Swansea University staff and students complete 150ft abseil to raise £10,000 for African education charities...

  22. Dudley Rotary Club becomes long-term SOS Africa Sponsor

    Dudley Rotary Club becomes long-term SOS Africa Sponsor

    A Rotary Club from Dudley in the West Midlands has agreed to sponsor the education and care of an African child through SOS Africa for the foreseeable future...

  23. SOS Africa Charity Launches New Education Programme in the Western Cape

    SOS Africa Charity Launches New Education Programme in the Western Cape

    The SOS Africa Charity launches a new education programme in partnership with the Tereo Mission School in the Western Cape

  24. SOS Africa Co-founder Nominated for Pride of Somerset

    SOS Africa Co-founder Nominated for Pride of Somerset

    We are delighted to announce that SOS Africa Co-founder and Director Matt Crowcombe has been nominated for the Pride of Somerset Charity Champion Award.

  25. Nominate an Inmate Prison Event Raises £35,300 for SOS Africa Children

    Nominate an Inmate Prison Event Raises £35,300 for SOS Africa Children

    Our write-up of SOS Africa's Nominate an Inmate charity fundraising event at Shepton Mallet Prison...

  26. SOS Africas Frome Charity Shop Raises a Years School Tuition on Opening Day

    SOS Africas Frome Charity Shop Raises a Years School Tuition on Opening Day

    SOS Africa's new Frome based charity shop raises 1 year's school tuition on it's opening day...

  27. New SOS Africa Charity Shop to Open in Frome

    New SOS Africa Charity Shop to Open in Frome

    The SOS Africa Charity announces the opening of a new charity shop in Frome, Somerset in November 2015...

  28. TOMS Shoes Delivery Delights SOS Africa Children

    TOMS Shoes Delivery Delights SOS Africa Children

    Rotary E-Club 9400 and Sesego Cares donate TOMS Shoes to the SOS Africa Charity Children...

  29. SOS Africa Launches Exciting New Website

    SOS Africa Launches Exciting New Website

    SOS Africa Charity announces the launch of its new website and social media branding...

  30. Be-London Becomes SOS Africa's Latest Corporate Sponsor

    Be-London Becomes SOS Africa's Latest Corporate Sponsor

    Be-London has become the SOS Africa Charity's latest corporate sponsor, after joining our new Business Sponsorship Scheme this week...

  31. SOS Africa's Business Sponsorship Scheme - A Fresh Approach to Corporate Giving

    SOS Africa's Business Sponsorship Scheme - A Fresh Approach to Corporate Giving

    SOS Africa has developed a business sponsorship scheme which can be tailored to the needs of any company whilst benefiting the children we support in South Africa.

  32. Ethical Clothing Company Just No Logo Launches Fundraising Campaign to Support SOS Africa

    Ethical Clothing Company Just No Logo Launches Fundraising Campaign to Support SOS Africa

    Ethical Clothing Company Just No Logo Launches the "Raise the Ordinary to Extraordinary" campaign to Support SOS Africa...

  33. Introducing SOS Africa's School Sponsorship Scheme...

    Introducing SOS Africa's School Sponsorship Scheme...

    SOS Africa has introduced a new child sponsorship scheme tailored to the needs of prospective school sponsors...

  34. SOS Africa Education Programme Grows to Support 39 Children

    SOS Africa Education Programme Grows to Support 39 Children

    After its most successful fundraising year to date, SOS Africa expands its education programme to support 39 children...

  35. Swansea Civic Centre Abseil Raises £9,500 for African Charities

    Swansea Civic Centre Abseil Raises £9,500 for African Charities

    Last December, teams from South Wales councils, universities, schools and businesses flocked to Swansea's Civic Centre to abseil and raised £9500 for African charities...

  36. Kreate Celebrates 20th Birthday by Sponsoring the Education of 20 SOS Africa Children

    Kreate Celebrates 20th Birthday by Sponsoring the Education of 20 SOS Africa Children

    London based experiential agency announces sponsorship of 20 underprivileged African children through the SOS Africa Charity

  37. Sponsors give SOS Africa children the gift of Christmas

    Sponsors give SOS Africa children the gift of Christmas

    SOS Africa's child sponsors reward their children with special Christmas parties and presents...

  38. A Special Thank You Concert by the SOS Africa Charity Children

    A Special Thank You Concert by the SOS Africa Charity Children

    A special concert created by the SOS Africa children to thank the charities staff, volunteers and sponsors...

  39. Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage Abseil Most Successful Event in Charity's History

    Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage Abseil Most Successful Event in Charity's History

    300 brave fundraisers abseil from Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage to raise over £40,000 for the SOS Africa Children's Charity...

  40. SOS Africa Completes Aftercare Club Renovation Project

    SOS Africa Completes Aftercare Club Renovation Project

    Last month SOS Africa Director Matt Crowcombe and Graphic Designer Claudia Titley embarked upon an exciting renovation project to transform SOS Africa's new Aftercare Club in the...

  41. A Tribute to Bruce Blagden

    A Tribute to Bruce Blagden

    A tribute to the late Bruce Blagden from SOS Africa Charity Director, Matt Crowcombe...

  42. SOS Africa Charity Shop Celebrates 1 Year in Business and 161 Years of School Tuition Raised!

    SOS Africa Charity Shop Celebrates 1 Year in Business and 161 Years of School Tuition Raised!

    Today the SOS Africa Charity Shop Celebrates its 1st Birthday and the raising of 161 years of school tuition for the SOS Africa Charity Children...

  43.  An Occasion to be Cherished: SOS Africa Launches Education Programme in the Western Cape

    An Occasion to be Cherished: SOS Africa Launches Education Programme in the Western Cape

    A report by Anna Lusty as SOS Africa launches its Western Cape Education Programme

  44. Minnesota Students and SOS Africa Supply School Shoes for Entire Tereo Mission School

    Minnesota Students and SOS Africa Supply School Shoes for Entire Tereo Mission School

    Photos of SOS Africa distributing shoes donated by students from North Branch Area Middle School in Minnesota, among disadvantaged children from Tereo Mission School in South Africa...

  45. Fundraising Successes Enable SOS Africa to Expand Support to the Western Cape

    Fundraising Successes Enable SOS Africa to Expand Support to the Western Cape

    After a fantastic year of fundraising, SOS Africa will expand its scope of support to reach out to children from one of the poorest regions of the Western Cape...

  46. Swansea and Bangor University Scientists Catch the Light with the SOS Africa Charity Children

    Swansea and Bangor University Scientists Catch the Light with the SOS Africa Charity Children

    Over the next few weeks, scientists from the Universities of Swansea and Bangor will embark on an African adventure during which they will carry out Catching the Light with the Rainbow...

  47. SOS Africa's Thato - An Architect in the Making

    SOS Africa's Thato - An Architect in the Making

    Whilst drawing his "Dream House" for the SOS Africa Children's Blog, little did 7 year old Thato from Lonely Park Township, know that his sketch would not only be appreciated by people...

  48. Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis Declares the New SOS Africa Charity Shop Open for Business

    Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis Declares the New SOS Africa Charity Shop Open for Business

    On Friday 19th April 2013, Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis kindly opened the SOS Africa Charity's new shop and offices at 21 High Street, Shepton Mallet...

  49. Day Without Shoes Event Raises $1200 for SOS Africa Children

    Day Without Shoes Event Raises $1200 for SOS Africa Children

    On Friday, 22nd March, students from North Branch Area Middle School, Minnesota, USA, raised $1200 for SOS Africa...

  50. Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis to open new SOS Africa Shop and Offices

    Glastonbury Festival's Michael Eavis to open new SOS Africa Shop and Offices

    On April 19th 2012, the founder of the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, will open SOS Africa's brand new charity shop and offices at 21 High Street, Shepton...

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  1. SOS Africa Launches 4th Education Programme as New School Year Begins 10th Jan, 2019
  2. Construction Work on SOS Africa's First Education Centre Building Project Begins... 5th Dec, 2018
  3. Porta Romana Auctions Lamps Created by Five Leading Artists & Designers to Fund SOS Africa Education Centre Build 15th Nov, 2018
  4. It was lovely to see SOS Africa in Action, by SOS Africa sponsors Linda & Martin 8th Oct, 2018
  5. Children have a right to not only survive but thrive, by Anna Lusty 28th Aug, 2018

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