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Meet Joshua

Restored and Empowered Less than two years ago, Joshua was rescued from a rebel army in DR Congo. Plagued by illness and nightmares from his time in captivity, the road to healing included major hurdles. Yet, with proper care, even these traumatic experiences and scars can be overcome. Trauma and Scars Can Be Overcome Through EI’s programs and […]

Meet Nighty

Taken for 3 years As she was returning home from school, 7-year-old Nighty heard rumors that rebels were attacking near her village. She ran to hide with her aunt but they were soon separated. The rebels found her in the bush, alone. The LRA forced Nighty to walk until her feet were bloodied and raw to […]

Meet Martin

A CHILDHOOD TAKEN A Childhood Taken: Martin walked us to the very place where he had hid, fearing the rebels and fearing for his life. There, high in a tree, he hid and watched as the LRA rebels attacked his village. He had been just 12 years old. Sadly, at 12 years old, Martin was […]

Meet Kavira from D.R. Congo

War has taken much from Kavira… family members, freedoms and childhood. Yet to look Kavira in the eyes today is to see not a victim, but a survivor. A strong, beautiful survivor. At 14 years old, her village was attacked and burned to the ground. She, along with other boys and girls, were taken from their […]

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