Measuring impact is especially hard for organizations like SOS Children’s Villages. We support children and families in very tough situations over the long term, and sometimes it’s not clear what the impact is until long after we’ve started. We are not concerned just about short-term outcomes. Success for us is about long-term improvement in lives.
Success is also about supporting others who share our mission. SOS Children’s Villages gets involved in strengthening community networks, working with NGO partners, and advocating for governments to improve how they deliver their services for vulnerable children and families. So our impact shouldn’t be measured just by what we ourselves deliver, but also by what is delivered by those whom we empower.
Learn about how we measure impact