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Lydia’s Story

Orphaned by War… but Full of Hope  At 3 years old, Lydia and her three sisters were orphaned when the Lord’s Resistance Army brutally attacked their family outside their village in northern Uganda. The rebels made the sisters watch as their parents and baby sister were murdered.   Defend the cause of the fatherless.” – Isaiah 1:17 […]

from SURVIVING to THRIVING

Our Mission Exile International serves rescued child soldiers & children orphaned by war in DR Congo & Uganda — providing Christ-centerned programs delivering rehabilitative care, education, discipleship & leadership development. Why We Serve Launched in response to devastating wars in Uganda and D.R. Congo — where more than 100,000 children have been abducted — Exile […]

Bahati’s Journey

Bahati’s Journey: from rescued child soldier to leader for peace Abducted twice by two different rebel groups — Bahati was one of the most traumatized young men to have entered into EI’s care programs. Due to the severe violence he witnessed and was forced to participate in, he battled nightmares, flashbacks, and other symptoms for […]

Welcome to the team, Restore Partners!

You are making each child’s restoration and hope possible! You make this possible! 18 Care Programs in Uganda and DR Congo 1,500+ children healing their wounds —  being restored and empowered through art therapy, trauma counseling, discipleship, peace-building, and leadership development 678 youth in school (150 more than last year) — each being equipped and prepared to […]

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