Srinath’s Story

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When Srinath was a young boy, slave traders visited his community in South Asia. Srinath’s family was poverty-stricken and fell prey to the slave traders’ job offer for one of their children in exchange for money. While it seems unimaginable, Srinath’s parents felt forced to make the heartbreaking decision to sell their child given their extreme destitution.   Srinath was … Read More

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Why We Never Give Up

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On December 31, 2015, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation in which he declared January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month: One hundred and fifty years ago, our Nation codified the fundamental truth that slavery is an affront to human dignity. Still, the bitter fact remains that millions of men, women, and children around the globe, including … Read More

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4 ways to help kids this season

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· HOME MEANS HOPE · Home. It’s so much more than four walls. It’s a place intended for rest, relationship, and protection. In an ideal home, children find support, love, and safety with their family.   For the 2,400 children rescued by LFTI in South Asia, this kind of home was far from reality. Before we intervened, they had no one … Read More

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Home for Christmas – Ravi’s Story

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  When we met Ravi, he had just come from living in a brothel and being under the control of a pimp. In the brothel, he was exploited on a daily basis. Food was scarce and abuse was rampant – until Life for the Innocent intervened. Millions of children in South Asia like Ravi are trafficked due to religious, cultural … Read More

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Educating and empowering the next generation

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{ For the sake of privacy, the writer’s name will not be shared. } Jen Spry was sex trafficked for 2 years from 8 to 10 years old. Today, she stands strong as a survivor, trainer, and advocate. On October 3 in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jen taught youth ages 9-18 about appropriate boundaries and how to defend them. “This is … Read More

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Send a special gift to children in South Asia

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“Most of these children have not had anything of their own before. This will likely be the first toy they’ve ever had.” – LFTI South Asia Director For the very first time, LFTI is sending gifts to the children we serve in South Asia! We need your help to send several boxes of handmade knit or crochet “Lovey” teddy bears to … Read More

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You Can Protect Students This Year

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School is starting! You may be ecstatic, or perhaps it’s a stressful time of organizing schedules, buying school supplies, and picking out new shoes. However, whether you’re a parent or a teacher, as you prepare you can include some simple safety planning to make a difference this school year. Why is this necessary? Youth are frequently targeted and often lured … Read More

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A Walk on the Wild side

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Rowena is also an avid hiker, usually off into the woods with her three dogs, sometimes with hiking groups, and sometimes she enjoys the solace of a solo trek. She has done a lot of races for a lot of good causes. But when she heard about Life for the Innocent’s Virtual 5k, she knew that this was a way … Read More

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The Mommy Bond

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6 years ago, I learned about Life for the Innocent’s work and knew instantly that I had to get involved. As I began to volunteer, I realized that this mission would stay with me throughout my life. Now, for the last 2 years, I have been on staff for the Life for the Innocent, which has enabled me to share … Read More

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A Conversation with John

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Life for the Innocent is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, a remarkably idyllic town. It’s difficult to imagine human trafficking exists here in “The Choice City”, home to numerous festivals, quaint shops, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Yet beneath this charming facade, brokenness resides.  Recently, an LFTI staff member, Hannah*, unexpectedly came face-to-face with someone perpetuating the very injustice she fights … Read More

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