Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was a dedicated supporter of SOS Children's Villages, helping orphans across the world with SOS.


Mother Teresa and Hermann Gmeiner
SOS founder Hermann Gmeiner chats with Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. For the next 45 years she helped the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity's expansion across the world.

SOS Children's Villages has received the Mother Teresa Gold Medal Award in 2008. SOS Children's Villages received this award for oustanding contribution to society from the Mother Teresa Research Council.