“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ― Anne Frank, diary of Anne Frank


“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ― John Bunyan


“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ― Barack Obama

Africa Children’s Charity News and Announcements

Since it was founded in 2003, Somerset based SOS Africa has received an overwhelming amount of support from its local community. Residents from Shepton Mallet and surrounding areas have participated in a number of fundraising events which have played an integral role in the growth of our organisation and the numbers of underprivileged children we have empowered through education. Last July for example, local business, Roadhogs, committed to providing SOS Africa with monthly sponsorship to help us add more children to our…
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Students at Gower College Swansea Smash Previous Fundraising Records

Welsh Baccalaureate and BTEC Health and Care students of Gower College Swansea in partnership with the GCS SOS AFRICA society have taken part in a fundraising program to raise money for SOS AFRICA with the key goal of making a difference for underprivileged children. This year has been extra special as we have seen the previous fundraising totals smashed, with a new record of £1500, which means that the SOS AFRICA fundraising program has now amassed a grand total of £2500 over the last…
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Find out ‘What the SOS Africa Children Have to Say’

A new area of the SOS Africa website has now been introduced which allows you to find out what the SOS Africa have to say about their new lives in education and about their future ambitions. As well as achieving good grades at school, it is also important to us that our children are happy. During a recent visit to their schools we spent time asking the SOS children a series of questions including whether they enjoy their school life,…
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Day Without Shoes Event Raises $1200 for SOS Africa Children

On Friday, March 22, students from North Branch Area Middle School (NBAMS), Minnesota, USA, hosted a “Day Without Shoes.” Students wore shoes to school, but paid $1 to go without shoes during the day. NBAMS will give the money raised to SOS Africa which will enable them to buy school shoes for underprivileged South African township children. The students raised a grand total of $594.50!! Over half the entire student population went without shoes for the day! To make things even more exciting, an anonymous donor came forward and…
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