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Barnebyer i Uruguay


Uruguay was the first Latin American country where Hermann Gmeiner's child welfare philosophy was put into practice. The national Uruguayan SOS Children's Village Association was founded as early as 1959. In 1964, we started working in Montevideo. At present there are three SOS Children's Villages, three SOS Youth Facilities and seven SOS Social Centres in Uruguay.

The end of dictatorship brought political stability