SOS Social Circus Program


Reporting Organization:SOS Children's Villages Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ Unspecified
Timeframe: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles


Reporting Organization


SOS Children's Villages Canada

Participating Organizations


  • Private Sector

    • Cirque du Soleil

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)


Unspecified

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Location


Country - Total Budget Allocation


Mexico - $ 0 (100%)

Region - Total Budget Allocation


CENTRAL-AMERICA - $ 0

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Areas of Focus


Other - Total Budget Allocation


Education (100 %)

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Description


Around the world, SOS Children’s Villages works with extremely vulnerable children and youth – helping to ensure that they have the foundation for a bright future.

An important part of this work is helping children and youth develop life skills that are vital for healthy relationships, academic success, future employability and successful integration into the community, such as:

self-awareness,
self-confidence,
emotional control,
stress management,
resilience and perseverance,
patience,
communications,
teamwork, and
interpersonal skills,

These “soft” skills can be difficult to define, teach and standardize, but they are critical. Young people need more than the “hard” skills of the traditional workplace. They also need confidence and the ability to deal with the challenges of everyday life.

SOS Children’s Villages and Cirque du Soleil have developed the SOS Social Circus program to help children and youth develop these important “soft” skills.

Since the program was first piloted in Mexico in 2014, the impact has been significant. Surveys from program beneficiaries and their caregivers show improvements in self-confidence, discipline, interpersonal skills and teamwork.

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Target Population


Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Outputs


Unspecified

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Results & Indicators


Expected Results


Unspecified

Achieved Results


Unspecified

Indicators


  • None Selected
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