Since 1974 we have built a foundation of trust with donors, governments, and other partners who support us in our mission. Our greatest responsibility is guaranteeing the wellbeing of children by ensuring high standards of care. In doing this we are committed to using all our resources wisely, with respect and accountability.
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria is mainly funded through donations from individuals and organisations. There are many ways in which you can help as well.
Private donors in Europe funded all the construction and furnishing of the SOS Children’s Villages and schools in Nigeria. We look for increase to an increase in local support and involvement from the business community, Government and the general public.
Many children need many friends. Friends to share the responsibility of their well being now and in the future. There are many ways of furthering the aims of SOS Nigeria.
Below there are some of the major corporations which gives SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria a really important support to running cost of family houses helping orphaned and abandoned children to have a family and a house.
Nigerian Bottling Company Plc is one of our oldest and most loyal corporate sponsors. The relationship started as far back as 2004 and has grown tremendously over the years. NBC is sponsoring House 3 in Isolo Village under our Family House sponsorship programme, Every year, the NBC donates their products – crates of coca cola and Fanta on monthly basis and educational materials for the children. The children looks forward with excitement to NBC visits.
In 2010, ISON pioneered the initiative to develop an ecosystem to make SSA viable as an alternate outsourcing destination and thereby harness its demographic potential of a multilingual population, proficient in international languages like English, French, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. As a result, today, ISON has not only helped create thousands of jobs but has also helped to improve the quality standards of local industries such as Telecom, BFSI, Retail and Aviation through better and more cost-effective customer service experience.
Total Nigeria is one of our old and most loyal corporate sponsors. We are delighted that after several years of support of low value, Total Nigeria took up sponsorship of 2 family houses in Isolo and Gwagwalada respectively. Total Nigeria also constructed and donated a borehole which has provided portable water for the children in Gwagwalada Village. Also Total Mentor-A-Child Programmed enables Total Employees become mentors to our children. The children, youths and staff of SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria looks forward to Total Nigeria visit with excitement every year.
IHS is one of our new and loyal corporate sponsors. IHS is sponsoring a family House in me solo under our Family house sponsorship programmer.
Admiral Overseas is one of our new and loyal corporate sponsors. Though the relationship is new but Admiral interest has grown tremendously to date. In addition to sponsoring family House 10 in Isolo under our Family house sponsorship programme, Admiral has continued to engage with SOS Children’s Villages in diverse ways like the painting and refurbishment of furnitures in their sponsored house, donation of foodstuff, household goods/items.
GSK is one of our oldest and most loyal corporate sponsors. The relationship started as far back as 2004 and has grown tremendously over the years. In addition to sponsoring two family Houses in Isolo and Owu-Ijebu under our Family house sponsorship programme, GSK continues to engage with SOS Children’s Villages in diverse ways. Every year, the staff and management of GSK work voluntarily – painting, changing of window blinds, mentoring children and donation of their product – Ribena, lucozade drinks for the children as well as foodstuff/items. Their voluntary work visits is usually full of excitement for GSK staff, which also exposes our children, youth and staff to a fun community service initiative.
Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is one of our most loyal corporate sponsors. The relationship started as far back as 2007 and has grown tremendously over the years. In addition to sponsoring House 10 in Isolo Village under our sponsor a family house programme. Emzor continues to strengthen relationship with SOS Children’s Villages in diverse ways. Every year, Emzor supplies our clinic with children’s malaria preventive and deworming medicines and medicines for other children’s minor sickness – like fever. Also Every year, Emzor re-paints and donates household goods/items for their sponsored house.
Ecobank Nigeria is one of our new and loyal corporate sponsors. Every year, the staff of Ecobank pays visit to sponsored children and follows up with their development. This year, Ecobank further strengthened the relationship with SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria by adding 3 more house sponsorships: in Owu-Ijebu, Gwagwalada and Jos respectively. This brings a total of 4 family houses sponsored by Ecobank Nigeria. The children, youth, mothers and staff were delighted and look forward to Ecobank visit every year.
After years of trying to get the Central Bank of Nigeria ( the apex bank of Nigeria) to support SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria, in 2012, CBN finally signed to sponsor a family house at the SOS Children’s Village Gwagwalada, Abuja and they are also considering supporting other sustainable projects in SOS Nigeria.
Tanus Books Limited is one of our new and loyal corporate sponsors. Tanus Books is sponsoring family House in SOS Children’s Village Isolo, Lagos under our Family house sponsorship programme. In addition, Tanus made donations of educational materials and household goods and items every year.
The First Group is one of our new and most committed corporate sponsors. The First Group is sponsoring 5 family Houses in SOS Children’s Village Gwagwalada under our Family house sponsorship programme. In addition, The First Group is funding our Vocational/Entrepreneurship and Leadership training of 20 SOS youths. We are delighted over The First Group loyalty to SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria.
Continental Reinsurance Plc is one of our new committed donors sponsoring a family house in Owu-Ijebu village under our family house sponsorship programme.
Citibank Nigeria is one of our old and loyal donors. Citibank Nigeria on annual basis makes donation of high value for the upkeep of the children in SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria.
Accenture Nigeria is one of our new and loyal donor funding our Vocational/entrepreneurship and leadership training for youths. Accenture employee will also be involved in assisting the youths to develop a realistic business plan.
MTN Foundation Nigeria is one of our old and loyal donors. Every year MTN donates foodstuffs and household goods of high value to our villages. The children and Mothers looks forward to MTN visit with excitement every year.
Johnson & Johnson Corporation is one of our loyal donors supporting our Family Strengthening Programme activities on annual basis.
Alcatel-Lucent is one of our new and loyal donors funding our Vocational/Entrepreneurship and leadership Trainings for youths and providing the youths with revolving micro credit assistance for start off to enable SOS youths become self- sufficient. Alcatel-lucent employee also plans to support our youths voluntarily in the areas of working nuances, spoken English, e-mail writing and others.