Tag: rescue

Meet Mai

From a family legacy of trafficking to one of joy, that’s the story of Mai, whom Life Impact International rescued in July 2008. Mai was just 2-and-a-half years old when we found her in Thailand. She was one of several children whose parents were known recruiters for traffickers, having sold some of their own children [...]
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2024’s First Rescue

As we begin a new year, we celebrate the rescue of a precious little boy born on New Year’s Day in 2020. Just days after Wit’s* 4th birthday, Life Impact got word that he was being abused and neglected. Our rescue team immediately responded and worked with the police to bring him to our transition [...]
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Staff Highlight – Larissa Brown

Life Impact’s founder, Lana Vasquez, always reminds us how she was rescued to rescue. And it’s no different for some of her staff, including the Director of our Children’s Home on the Promise Land in Thailand. Larissa Brown, who grew up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, struggled as a young girl, but when Lana pointed her [...]
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Brothers

Chaiya* and Kasem* were only 11 and six years old when they were trafficked and sold into a begging ring run by the Indian mafia in Bangkok, Thailand. They were beaten, tortured, and abused until Life Impact rescued them from those who only saw them as tools to make money. Today, though, they are thriving [...]
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We Need Your Help!

In 2023, we Reached, Rescued, and Raised up more vulnerable and exploited children than ever before because of your generous giving.For three generations, we’ve impacted the lives of thousands of children, but we've only just begun!Watch this new video from Lana and one of the first rescued girls in Thailand. With only THREE DAYS LEFT TO GIVE IN 2023, please consider [...]
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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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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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