How Renan’s Life Changed

THE FOLLOWING LETTER MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS. THIS STORY IS REAL. Hi, my name is Renan*, I'm 10 years old, and me and my 4 siblings go to Life Impact's Prevention Project. My family has 7 people and we all live In a house of one room only. We all have different fathers, [...]
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Rescued and Loved

No child should be abused! No child should have to live in prison because of the mistakes of their parents!  But for these two children in Thailand, this was their undeserved reality. Maung and Maiah were recently rescued at the same time and brought to Life Impact. Now they get to experience an enjoyable and [...]
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Rescued Sisters

Rescued Sisters These two precious girls are some of the bravest young survivors we have ever met!  Since being born to an alcoholic mother and father, Wan* (13) and Su* (11) have lived through abuse for as long as their young minds can remember. The girls’ parents would violently fight and hit each other until [...]
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Fun Day in Ceara

During a recent school break, our LI Brazil team in Ceara planned several special activities for the children in our prevention projects.  They held a personal hygiene class in one of our locations where the children were taught how important it is for each person to have and use their own towel when showering, and [...]
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First Soccer Tournament

Recently, our team in Rio hosted our first-ever Life Impact Brasil Soccer Tournament for kids in one of our prevention project communities! One of our team's goals is to not only impact at-risk children and teens, but to truly reach and bring about lasting change within their communities. With that, we held our first official [...]
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Why the Amazon?

“Children freely sell themselves for rice and beans, or for whatever they are able to. This is so different than anything I’ve ever seen in Thailand or Myanmar, where children are forced to sell their bodies. But in Brazil, I saw girls 9 to 12-years-old freely sell their bodies. It was right there, in front [...]
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