We cannot say it enough: The children we care for are not weak, pathetic, and they are most certainly not voiceless. To survive what they have been through and come out on the other side puts them on a path to gain a kind of wisdom that few of us have the opportunity to access. There is no silver lining to being trafficked or exploited, but there is a shining resilience in humanity that refuses to be extinguished. Those who support Love146 do so altruistically – of course, we don’t expect anything in return from children. But they still have a gift for you. We hope you are lifted and encouraged by them here as you carry your own light onward.
Translated from their language, tagalog, the words in these videos below are directly from the boys and girls in our care in the Philippines: