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Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV)

LIV exists to raise the next generation of leaders in South Africa. The project places vulnerable, parentless children into family environments where they receive unconditional love, spiritual discipleship, care and nurturing, and where all their physical needs are met.

Recent statistics reveal that in South Africa alone there are over 5 million orphaned children. It is against this backdrop that Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV) launched an initiative in 2010 to help deal with the crisis of orphan and vulnerable children in the nation. LIV is partnering with government, business and the church to provide urgently-needed holistic residential care on a large scale for the thousands of vulnerable and parentless children, with the core vision to “rescue a child, restore a life, raise a leader and release a star.

LIV exists to raise the next generation of leaders in South Africa. The project places vulnerable, parentless children into family environments where they receive unconditional love, spiritual discipleship, care and nurturing, and where all their physical needs are met. Children are tomorrow’s future, so the manner in which they are raised will influence who they become. HIV/AIDS and poverty have resulted in many children being abandoned and orphaned. If these children are equipped with essential moral values and life skills, they truly can live lives that will influence and inspire others. The Village grows and new children join daily. The 96 environmentally-friendly homes are complete with 32 house mothers and a team of relief mothers already in residence. Over 150 children now call Lungisisa Indlela Village their new home.