Stories of hope

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...

Archives

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...

Empower Women Empower A Nation

Empower Women Empower A Nation

Human trafficking exploits the most vulnerable people in the world. For children and women living in places of both extreme poverty and war, there is simply nowhere to go for safety and freedom. According to the Trafficking In Persons Report on Sudan and South Sudan,...

LUV’s 2020 Impact Report is Now Available!

LUV’s 2020 Impact Report is Now Available!

2020 brought many challenges to Lift Up the Vulnerable (LUV)'s anti-trafficking network, but by remaining nimble and embracing creativity, our team and partners have done a wonderful job pivoting to best support the children, women, and men in our network as the world...

How Nellie Helps to Prevent Trafficking (and Other Home-grown Ideas)

How Nellie Helps to Prevent Trafficking (and Other Home-grown Ideas)

Nellie, from Chicago, has been helping to spread LUV by using her business (and inspiring her grandchildren to give back). Read her inspiring story for local creative ideas you can use to protect and empower those vulnerable to human trafficking in warzones…

Sign up and stay connected

Subscribe today to get updates and experience stories about changemakers in warzones.