Author: Seanie Mendez

Meet Quan

The Gift of a Peacemaker - She’s described as a peacemaker, but her early life was anything but peaceful. In fact, it was marked by parental neglect and abandonment. Quan came to Life Impact International in 2012 at the age of three. Her 13-year-old mother and 16-year-old father had divorced. Her mother eloped with another [...]
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Oakdale Team

One visit, seven team members, and 4,000 miles of travel. What does that add up to? One life-changing trip for a group from Oakdale Church in Olney, Maryland, who had numerous opportunities to share the love of Jesus with Brazilians. It was a dream that began in 2020 when Lana Vasquez, founder of Life Impact [...]
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Celebrating our House Parents

The house parents at Life Impact International are the heart and soul of what we do in Thailand, rescuing and raising up a generation. All of our house parents have made countless sacrifices, like leaving their own families, communities, and villages and moving to the Thai/Burma border to be Jesus with skin on. They are a [...]
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Meet Thiew

13-year-old Thiew shouldn’t even be alive. He has survived against all odds. His mom took pills to abort him at 27 weeks. As labor began, she stumbled into a clinic and gave birth. The mom assumed her baby was dead and slipped out of the clinic. However, Thiew—weighing less than 2 pounds!—was a fighter. He [...]
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Farm to Table

In Thailand, Life Impact International has been blessed with beautiful acreage we call the Promise Land—land where our goal is to be 100% self-sustainable through agricultural farming. Many years ago, God gave a promise to our founder, Lana Vasquez, from Leviticus 26:4-5. In it, God promises to send rain in its season, trees that will [...]
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Sound of Freedom

Sound of Freedom is a powerful movie based on the true story of one man’s quest to rescue a brother and sister from sex trafficking—a journey that leads him into the heart of Columbia and exposes the darkness that is right now, this very minute, enslaving millions of women, men, and most of all—precious, vulnerable [...]
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