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The Seeds of LUV Start Small, But They Grow Mighty

The Seeds of LUV Start Small, But They Grow Mighty

As Eugenio reported last week, the farm season is in full swing throughout our entire anti-trafficking network in Sudan and South Sudan. This year, our anti-trafficking network partners are cultivating a combined total of 132 acres (nearly three times the...

“Donkey-Eared” Determination

“Donkey-Eared” Determination

Lift Up the Vulnerable’s indigenous leaders from South Sudan and Sudan have been in Nairobi attending LUV’s African leadership summit, during which they have been reflecting on the journey in fighting human trafficking and oppression in the areas and communities where...

Meet Five Brothers in First Grade

Meet Five Brothers in First Grade

While we are starting to rebuild and reconnect here in the U.S., our brothers and sisters in Sudan and South Sudan are experiencing more uncertainty and increased violence.   The pandemic has left countless more vulnerable and at risk of human trafficking. In...

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You Can Grow Peace in Warzones

You Can Grow Peace in Warzones

Your generosity is growing peace in warzones.   With your help, we're committed to standing with the most vulnerable children and women in the hardest to reach places on the earth — like the Nuba Mountains of Sudan.   Because of decades of conflict,...

A Day In the Life

A Day In the Life

For a child growing up in extreme poverty and in a warzone with little or no familial support—having a safe place to heal, feel supported, and be equipped to thrive independently is essential to preventing human trafficking. We believe that children in need should...

Lars Runs An UltraMarathon to End Slavery

Lars Runs An UltraMarathon to End Slavery

Lars Hasseler has set his sights on running 100 km in 2021 and preventing human trafficking in warzones… No matter where you live or how old you are, you can help end slavery—and you can start right now. Read more…

Umjuma’s Brother Was Gone

Umjuma’s Brother Was Gone

In the blink of an eye, Umjuma's brother was gone and the final link to her immediate family had been taken from her. Days earlier, Umjuma's mother had been murdered along the roadside leading to the market in Juba (South Sudan's capital). Her mother, brother and she...

What Does South Sudan Independence Day Mean To Me?

What Does South Sudan Independence Day Mean To Me?

To honor South Sudan’s 10th Independence Day, students and staff from LUV’s anti-trafficking network in South Sudan sent in reflections on what the nations independence means to them — from reflections on the journey and hopes for the future, to the greatest challenges the nation faces today — learn how each person you’re helping to protect, equip, and empower is participating in transforming their community.

Who Is My Neighbor?

Who Is My Neighbor?

Loving thy neighbor is risky business… and boundless compassion for the vulnerable and for our enemies is the Christ-way…

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