SOS Children's Village Itahari

SOS Children’s Village Itahari situated in Itahari Municipality opens its door in 1992. Since then it has been running the SOS village and other associated projects, which are brought into light here under the devastating earthquake of 1988 that caused the innumerable loss of life & property in eastern part of Nepal, left many children homeless and orphan. An immediate but long run attention towards such children as well as other abandoned and destitute children of this part was felt to be paid to take care of them.This was why the idea of the establishment of SOS Children's Village Itahari was conceived for the first time. Moved by the tragic fate fell upon those children The SOS Children's Village Switzerland brought a light of hope in those children for it was ready to extend its help to build an SOS Children's Village at Itahari. Consequently construction of the village started in 1988 and the first family moved to a house in 1992.SOS Children’s Village Itahari is comprised of 14 family houses which has been providing family care for 146 children. 87 boys and 59 girls having the age range of one year to sixteen years. They are being brought up with all the necessary standards required to become a successful self-sufficient citizens. 15 mothers, 5 aunts and other village co-workers are carrying out the team effort to care the children.

Running on the 23rd year of its establishment, SOS Itahari has become proven institution of hope to many needy children not only to the children living under its direct care but also to many other needy people of neighborhoods. Though SOS is extending help for the local communities, its main aim and goal is to up bring the orphan and abandoned children living in its family houses. Nobody in the society should forget that the children, being cared by SOS, are OUR CHILDREN. The organization has left no stone unturned to develop the children as a civilized and better citizen of our country. However it is the responsibility of every conscious citizen to contribute in the integration of the children. Therefore, SOS Itahari hereby makes a HUMBLE APPEAL to every citizen to extend helping hand, show concern and love, and give a feeling of belongings with security and opportunity to these children first.


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