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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...

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…

Prayers Needed: Outbreaks of Violence

Prayers Needed: Outbreaks of Violence

Outbreaks of tribal violence have been erupting in Sudan and South Sudan. People from both of these surrounding communities have been killed, animals have been raided, hundreds have been displaced…

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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...

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…

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