Where rescued child soldiers become young peacemakers!
EI’s care programs exist because war has torn children from homes — forcing several to participate in violence and leaving many orphaned. In eastern D.R. Congo, 100-200 children are rescued each month. Without proper care, most become street children or return to rebel armies. But there is hope…
Through holistic care programs — lives are being transformed!
VIDEO: Take a brief walk with us through The Peace Lives Center — one of Exile International’s care programs in DR Congo.
Here, 158 rescued child soldiers and children orphaned by war have found a safe haven and compassionate caregivers helping each to traverse the complex road of healing and rehabilitation.
Thank you for continuing to make each child’s healing and hope possible!
- 16 Care Programs in Uganda and DR Congo
- 1,300+ children healing their wounds — being restored and empowered through art therapy, trauma counseling, discipleship, peace-building, and leadership development
- 365 youth in school (150 more than last year) — each being equipped and prepared to pursue their dreams and serve as respected leaders in their communities
- 30 program graduates attending university and volunteering at EI care programs — mentoring the next generation!