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Roadmap to Healing

. For a rescued child soldier enrolled in EI’s care programs, this is what the journey from abduction to healing looks like, step by step.   Step 1: Abduction and Captivity Children are kidnapped and forced to fight in rebel armies and many are abused and tortured. This usually occurs around age 12, but can occur […]

Barclay believes in Exile

. She can tackle anything… including the Ninja Warped Wall Barclay Stockett is a four time competitor on American Ninja Warrior. As you can see from the video, she has a big heart and a determined spirit. This dedication helps her tackle most anything she has a passion for and sets her mind to – […]

EI’s Co-CEO highlighted by Alma Mater

Interview with Exile’s Co-CEO Matthew Williams  “My heart breaks when I see the hope and joy that was stripped away from them.” – Matthew Williams, Exile International Co-CEO Matthew was recently chosen to have his story featured as a distinguished alumnus of Dallas Theological Seminary. Matthew received his master’s in counseling at Dallas Theological […]

Once a slave. Now a peacemaker.

 . I was forced to kill. I remember the first time… it changed me. My name is Baraka. I was 14 years old when I was abducted and taken into the forest. I was trained to fight, trained to shoot, I was forced to kill. I remember the first time… it changed me. We […]

Learning to Say No

Learning to Say “No” ‘One day Rose and Joy were by themselves gathering food near the displacement camp. Rose suddenly asked, “You seem to be acting differently. Is something wrong?” Joy didn’t answer for awhile and then slowly and quietly she replied, “Something bad happened when we were out in the bush… and now I […]

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