Our Rescue Team at Life Impact relentlessly searches for children who need to be rescued. Abuse, abandonment and extreme poverty indicate that a child is at high risk for becoming a victim of human trafficking. They are experts at knowing when to intervene. For this little boy, they were right on time. We got a … Continue reading At 5 Years Old, He Was Already Desensitized to Pain
Human trafficking in the Amazon is inextricably linked with the fight to preserve the rainforest. It has become a hotbed of illegal activity as many seek to illegally exploit its valuable resources like lumber, gold and exotic animals. Illegal mining and logging are rampant in this remote region which provides a perfect breeding ground for … Continue reading Human Trafficking in the Amazon: Prostitution and Forced Labor
Pastor Tony’s life could have been a statistic. He could have been just another dead drug dealer on the streets of the City of God. But God intervened in his story. As he joins the Life Impact staff in Brazil, we are very glad that God's plan for his life led him to us! Our … Continue reading Pastor Tony: A Star That Was Waiting to Shine
In the early days of Life Impact, there seemed no way to rescue the hundreds of street kids living on the Myanmar (Burma)/Thai border. While so many on the Thai side had been rescued, Myanmar (Burma) remained a closed country. Lana would walk around the border area and pray for God to make a way. These children … Continue reading House of Hope: Finding Treasures in Darkness
This week we celebrate the miraculous and thrilling news that Life Impact is now an officially registered organization in Brazil! We are on our way to rescuing the precious children that have been calling to Lana for over 19 years!! Nineteen years ago, Lana heard a missionary talking about the desperate plight of the 300,000 … Continue reading Brazil: A Burning Dream That Would Not Die!
This year, we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the purchase of our Promise Land and the fulfillment of our seemingly impossible God dream! Watch below to hear the powerful story of how God made our seemingly impossible dream a reality! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHZpnfMg1y8&t=1s The past 10 years have been nothing short of MIRACULOUS! We have seen … Continue reading It Seemed Like An Impossible Dream…
This year, we held our very first "Christmas in their Hands, Heaven in their Hearts" outreaches in Brazil. Our team went into two of the darkest and most dangerous favelas in Rio bringing the real meaning of Christmas, Jesus Christ! We saw precious children call on the name of Jesus, many for the very first … Continue reading Our First Christmas in Brazil
STARTING WITH PREVENTION Despite months of COVID lockdowns, the work in Brazil is going full steam ahead. God has done amazing things to clear the way for us to reach some of the world’s most at-risk and exploited children! And just as we have before, we are starting our work with PREVENTION. https://vimeo.com/484451576 As we begin … Continue reading BRAZIL: Prevention and Our First Rescue
Era uma noite de sábado normal. A única diferença entre esse sábado e os outros foi o churrasco de comemoração que tivemos para todos os nossos funcionários, missionários, pais e crianças. Tínhamos sobrevivido a vários meses de confinamento devido ao COVID-19, as coisas estavam finalmente abrindo de volta e nossas crianças estavam voltando para a … Continue reading O MILAGRE DE MAE NOOT!
After over 11 years, we have finally moved our remaining teenage girls to their family-style safe homes at the Girls' Promise Land. It's a time for celebration, but also a time to look back and thank God for all that He has done. https://vimeo.com/434668053 As we end this chapter, we can’t help but be in awe of the … Continue reading Where It All Began