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It’s time to call on Congress

Will you use your signature to help put an end to child soldiering? The kidnapping and soldiering of children around the world are major contributing factors to modern-day slavery and human trafficking. There are approximately 250,000 children who have been forced to become child soldiers. All throughout January, we highlighted the work Exile and other […]

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), […]

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