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Child Soldiering = Child Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month Did you know that Child Soldiering is Child Trafficking? According to the United Nations, human trafficking is defined as: “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring, or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of […]

Joseph: Hope is More than Circumstances

What happened? Traveling to-and-from care programs regularly involves dangerous crossings through rebel-held territories of Congo. While returning home from one of these care programs (overseeing an expansion and addition of more children to the care programs) — Joseph and his team were ambushed. In the ambush, Joseph was shot five times (hitting the spine and lung), […]

Giving Tuesday – Gifts Matched!

There’s Black Friday then Cyber Monday… but we have our eyes on #GIVINGTUESDAY!  On Dec 1st — let’s make healing & hope possible for 100 child survivors of war.   Double Your Impact Today | Give Now   Give Double Healing & Hope Today – Life-Changing Impact THE GOAL — 100 children empowered to overcome and thrive! With […]

Orphan Care Awareness Month

What is the orphan crisis? Four million children are orphaned by war in DR Congo & Uganda. In Uganda alone, 81 children are orphaned every day… that’s about 1 child orphaned every 20 minutes. About 68% of orphaned boys will commit a crime within five years. About 59% of girls will be involved in prostitution […]

Ready for Work: Exile’s NEW Training Program

Exile’s NEW Ready for Work training program encourages vocation training for war-affected youth who have completed our rehabilitative care programs! As rescued child soldiers and children orphaned by war in our programs grow, we want to equip them with tangible life skills to continue their healing journeys after they age out of our programs! The […]

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