Friends of Children Foundation - Wau, South Sudan

Having witnessed all this inhumane conditions these children are subjected to, Nicola has been haunted by these thoughts.

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When he came to the Netherlands, he searched contacts with people who share the same vision and thoughts as him to forge a common agenda which will result to meaningful impact to those helpless children. He did his best to get a number of people and together they set up this foundation. The name of this foundation ‘StichtingVrienden van Straatkinderen’ abbreviated as SVVS , is active since August 2005.

The foundation searches for people who want to be friends of these homeless and helpless children. This is crucial in order to help them build up a respectful, bright and dignified future for themselves. The help can be in form of financial, moral or material.


Our Goals

The recovery and sustained reintegration of the children into the families and society, With the intention of bettering their lives in future by teaching and training them to be self dependent.

— Our Mission

To accompany, support and motivate the homeless street children on their journey towards recovery, development and reintegration.

— Our Vision

Through their experience of healing, love and self reliance children are restored to health of body, mind and spirit becoming better loving and responsible citizens in a child friendly community that acknowledges and supports empowerment and rights.

— Our Philosophy

We offer the children values that could help them be agents of positive change in the society which could impact their lives and more so to use their talents to enhance themselves and the community.