Serenje Orphans Children's Home
SOCH ('Serenje Orphans Childrens Home') is an orphanage in Serenje, a small rural town in Zambia, some 500km from the capital city, Lusaka. Residing at SOCH are 28 children mainly of Primary School age. Children leaving SOCH continue to be supported by SOCH through various initiatives. SOCH is officially registered in Zambia (DRNGO 101/0832/18)
Mission Statement of SOCH
SOCH empowers vulnerable orphans and children by providing a loving and caring home environment where they receive adequate feeding and basic education as well as life skills.
Please take a look at some exciting developments which will increase self-sustainability at the orphanage SOCH.
See how great a difference is being made through individual donations:
How to Donate
We really need all the support we can get to keep the orphanage running during the economic crisis that is impacting everyone. Please donate via the JustGiving.com page. Thank you so much for your generosity.
This photo was taken 10 years ago. You should see this young man now, after he has enjoyed the love, care and access to education that the SOCH orphanage is providing for him and other children.
Read about his story and that of others: 'Children being supported'
Here is SOCH Inn, a guesthouse in Serenje providing accommodation for local travellers. Profits from it support the running of the SOCH orphanage
Interested to know how else we are building sustainability into SOCH?
Read about our sustainability efforts: 'Sustainability projects'
How does the SOCH orphanage find the funds that it needs to provide food, clothing and education for the children who live at the site, and for those who have now left the orphanage?
Read about the supporting charities: ' How do we help?'
If you want to see photos and videos, and read details of the great progress of the SOCH orphanage over the years, there are many items here for you to enjoy.
See the gallery and read about the growth of SOCH: 'Photos, videos, reports'