The Pride of the Savannah
Officially inaugurated in 2010, the SOS Children’s Village Tamale is located strategically on the Accra-Tamale road. It currently provides a safe, caring family home environment to 105 children, comprising 55 girls and 50 boys.
SOS Children’s Village Tamale is situated in the suburbs and was built on a site of slightly more than four hectares of land. The village is made up of 12 family houses, the village Director’s house, administration buildings, aunties’ quarters, a medical centre and an ultra-modern school. Although the SOS CV Tamale is situated in Tamale, in the Northern region, it serves children from the Upper West, Upper East and Brong Ahafo Regions as well.
The SOS Hermann Gmeiner School also has a capacity of 320 children and is equipped with ten classrooms, administrative offices, a workshop, a library, a canteen and a computer-laboratory. The SOS Social centre and an SOS Medical Centre have also provide individuals and families affected by the HI Virus with food, medication and psychological assistance; and offer vulnerable families with social and material support.