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Have you heard about Yousif?

Have you heard about Yousif?

When "Yousif" was six he began working in the gold mining camps of Sudan. His father had died during the war and his mother's new husband would not care for Yousif. His mother was forced to wish her son well as she pointed him in the direction of the mines.   In...

Doing It All for the Most Vulnerable

Doing It All for the Most Vulnerable

As he maneuvers through the roadless dry bushes one never ceases to wonder. He is cautious, careful and will even see some objects which are on the dusty path before anyone else. His awareness of the surroundings keeps him looking in all directions while steering the...

The Courage of Aduol

The Courage of Aduol

Aduol Mou is a cleaner on staff at New Life Ministry, our partners along the border of Darfur. Aduol is also a mother. She has six children. Three girls and three boys. After giving birth to her youngest baby boy in late 2011, Aduol immediately knew something was...

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LUV’s Commitment to Financial Transparency and Accountability

LUV’s Commitment to Financial Transparency and Accountability

As stewards of the love you extend, we at Lift Up the Vulnerable take financial integrity seriously and appreciate the faith in us that your giving represents. We know that your generous giving is a sacred, loving action; replicating the Divine Generosity that God pours into the world each and every day…. 

You and Lelang are Protecting Lives!

You and Lelang are Protecting Lives!

Lelang is a security guard at Hope For South Sudan (HFSS), along the border of Uganda. He loves his work and sees his role as more than just a job to patrol and protect the children, staff, and properties at HFSS. He considers his position as a holy calling to defend the defenseless and ensure that people are secured and supported—especially… 

Holy Fools

Holy Fools

Fools for Christ. The Messiah's Misfits. Cooks, cleaners, guards, caretakers, logisticians, educators, administrators, pastors, nurses, transporters, seed planters… visionaries—and holy fools—ALL. As you know Lift Up the Vulnerable supports the only indigenously...

Stella’s Cry for Dignity

Stella’s Cry for Dignity

Stella’s constant magnetic smile catches the attention of everyone around. Yet, hidden in her heart are tales of pain—growing up as a girl in South Sudan. A recent report named South Sudan as the worst country to be a girl.  According to the report, child marriage and malnutrition among girls in South Sudan are the highest in Africa. In addition to orphanhood, these factors increase young girls’ vulnerability to human trafficking and exploitation exponentially…

Women Making History: Join Rev. Lauran Bethell on Poverty PLUS

Women Making History: Join Rev. Lauran Bethell on Poverty PLUS

Human trafficking exploits the most vulnerable people in the world. Poverty is an obvious vulnerability—but all poor people are not exploited. It is poverty plus other factors that contribute to the vulnerable being trafficked and oppressed. On Tuesday, March 23rd at...

Akuach Is Restoring Hope

Akuach Is Restoring Hope

"Akuach" knew she and her older sisters needed help when her mother died and there wasn't enough food for her family. Her hungry-belly-growls and her sister's tears inspired the then nearly eleven-year-old to bravely lead them on the hunt for food—begging from...

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