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SOS children’s villages of India celebrated SOS Day

SOS Children’s Villages of India celebrated SOS Day as a tribute to their Founder Father,Late Dr. Hermann Gmeiner.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: June 28, 2010 10:30:02 pm

SOS Children’s Villages of India celebrated SOS Day as a tribute to their Founder Father,Late Dr. Hermann Gmeiner.

The celebration marked the 91st birth anniversary of Dr. Gmeiner who was instrumental in laying the foundation of SOS Children’s Villages in the world.

The celebration witnessed pleasing performances by the children of SOS Children’s Village that left an indelible mark in the hearts of the invited Guests. The esteemed guests paid tribute to Dr. Gmeiner and praised the commendable movement of the organisation towards child care.

SOS Children gave a traditional welcome to the guests,followed by garlanding of the statue of Dr. Hermann Gmeiner and lighting a lamp in front of the statue. The whole atmosphere was filled with emotions and nostalgia as the Village Director,mothers & children unfolded the life and selfless deeds of Dr. Gmeiner. To make the day special and memorable a cultural programme was organised which saw enthusiastic participation from the children. Later,guests visited families in the Children’s Village where mothers & children shared their experiences of love & care that binds them together.

In his message on this occasion Shri Rakesh Jinsi,National Director – SOS Children’s Villages of India said,“SOS Family is honoured by the gracious presence of the honorable guests on the 91st birth anniversary of our guiding force Dr. Hermann Gmeiner. The seed grown by Dr. Hermann Gmeiner,our founder,61 years ago is today spread across 132 countries with 500 SOS Children’s Villages.”

Appreciating the unprecedented activities of SOS Children’s Village,the guests promised to continue with their support to SOS in the future too. The celebration facilitated in enhancing confidence among the workers & mothers of SOS Children’s Village to continue with their exceptional endeavor of providing love and care to the children.

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