Child Sponsorship background from Malakal, South Sudan

Children from Malakal, South SudanSOS Children's Village Malakal

SOS Children's Village Malakal opened its gates in March 2002.

The SOS Children's Village consists of ten family houses, where up to 100 children can find a new home. There is also the village director's house, co-worker accommodation, an administration and service area, a guest house for co-workers, a community centre, a multi-purpose hall and a well.

Background to Malakal

Malakal is located on the banks of the White Nile, just north of its confluence with the Sobat River. The town was a garrison of the northern Khartoum-based government for much of the recent civil war, but is now part of South Sudan.