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Pasaka njema! (Happy Easter)

 Pasaka njema! (Happy Easter in Swahili) “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” — Isaiah 53:5 With Good Friday and Easter around the corner, we are reminded of God’s goodness! God came […]

#RedHandDay

What is Red Hand Day? Take action & elevate awareness on the Int’l Day Against Child Soldiering The Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers adopted the “red hand” symbol in 1998 as part of its worldwide campaign against the use of child soldiers. Since the treaty banning the use of child soldiers (the […]

Remembering and Looking Forward

So much restoration… and so much more to come! As we step into a (greatly anticipated) new year, we are taking a moment to remember and celebrate all God has done in Exile’s 12 years of life and invite you into the vision He is leading us to for the next 20 years! Why? Because […]

Meet Bintu

Meet Bintu While at school one day, 13-year-old Bintu was forced to join the rebel militia. After one week of military training at their headquarters, the commander took Bintu to be his bodyguard. Bintu was forced to loot, kill, and vandalize. Bintu was traumatized by witnessing torture and atrocities committed against peaceful citizens.    By God’s grace, Bintu escaped this militia. After running to a nearby village, he […]

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