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Opening of Youth Facility in SOS Children’s Village São Domingos

SOS Children's Village São Domingos inaugurated on 25 April the Youth Facility for the intensive preparation and social reintegration of young people.
In this first phase the Youth Facility will receive sixteen boys aged from 14 years over and they will live autonomous under the supervision of Youth Educator. Household talks formerly done by the girls and the SOS Mothers & Aunties will be done by the young people.
According to the National Director of SOS Children's Villages Cape Verde, Dionísio Pereira, this infrastructure will have an essential role in   the social and personal education of young people .
The permanence in the Youth Facility is also the last phase in the Village before the social integration and it is one of the requirements for being there is the maturity of young people. Before this process, cautions Dionísio Pereira, all conditions are analysed.
The opening ceremony was attended by Don Arlindo Furtado, Bishop of Santiago, who blessed the new Youth Facility.
The inauguration of Youth Facility, which was invested in about two hundreds and fifty thousands of euros, co-financed by external partners such as SOS Villages d'Enfants Monde de Luxembourg, was held on the afternoon of 25 April and in the event took part  the National Director of SOS Children's Villages Cape Verde, representatives of national and international partners of SOS Cape Verde, the Regional representative of Kinderdorf International, the Bishop of Santiago Dom Paulino Furtado, the musician Bob and the singer Lura, who did come to Cape Verde especially to attend this event.