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About The White Home

After years of supporting and expanding existing safe homes and providing direct care to dozens of girls journeying through recovery, we began working to reach street children who were at an incredibly high risk of being sexually exploited or who had already been trafficked.

We opened a feeding shelter in a community where we quickly learned slavery was thriving. Pedophiles were coming in day after day and renting children from impoverished and homeless parents. Through this effort, Love146 began caring for girls who were later admitted to our Round Home. But boys also started to walk through our doors, asking for care. We knew we had to respond. We opened the White Home, being prepared through our years of work caring for survivors and our wealth of research about the sexual exploitation of boys.

Since opening its doors, the Love146 White Home has cared for exploited boys, providing them with holistic therapy, food, tuition, and medications, all to help them walk toward recovery and prevent any commercial sexual exploitation in the future.

 

This work is impossible without your support.

Updates from The White Home

  • 15 things friends are for: a reminder from the littlest kids in our safe homes

    Whether we’re 7 or 70, we owe a lot of thanks to the people in our lives who remind us to be goofy, to be brave, and to be ourselves. Check out these pictures of the youngest children in our safehomes being good friends to each other. We promise: It’ll make your day!

  • “Our lives will be a beautiful puzzle.”

    The children in the Love146 safe homes recently took a field trip…

  • A Child’s First Silent Night

    Does the moment described in “Silent Night” have anything to offer to people who are suffering? What difference does one calm, loving scene make in this world where so few know peace?

  • All is calm? All is bright?

    For a lot of us, the holiday season has its challenges. It reminds us how things “ought to be,” and we may find ourselves wishing our lives and families looked more like the happy, healthy ones we see in movies and Christmas cards. This is true for many children in Love146’s global survivor care programs. We’re determined to do whatever it takes to help them feel important and loved during the holidays!

  • 1 minute videos that will change your day…

    The children in our care are not voiceless. Translated from their language, tagalog, the words in these videos below are directly from the boys and girls in our care in the Philippines. There is no silver lining to being trafficked or exploited, but there is a shining resilience in humanity that refuses to be extinguished.

  • We lit our candle from hers.

    Some days it feels foolish to believe like this, to tend our defiant hope against so much darkness. But this holiday season, inspired by children, we’re determined to keep our candles burning longer and brighter. As one child in our survivor care has said, “When we are given light, we should give that light to others.”

  • “We should treat ourselves as princes and princesses instead of slaves.”

    For children whose needs and agency have not been respected, self-care helps them learn how strong and important they are. “Before, other people controlled my life. Now, I have control over myself,” says Cate. And that transformation can start with things as simple as brushing their teeth, taking their vitamins, or washing their hands before they eat.

  • BEEKEEPING IN OUR SURVIVOR CARE

    What’s the buzz at the Love146 safe homes? Six new hives of stingless bees! Under the children’s care, the safe homes are reaching a new level of sustainability. Seeing kids collaborate so beautifully with nature, we’re reminded that cultivation is very, very different from exploitation.

  • We Interrupt These Scary News Cycles to Bring You…BALLOONS AND ICE CREAM!

    The survivors who live in our safe homes are children, and that breaks our hearts. But it also means they deserve to be children.

  • What a Laptop Means in Survivor Care

    Some days, a bright future seems too good to be true. But when you walk into class on the first day of university and see your very own laptop light up on the desk in front of you, anything seems possible.

  • “Happy Birthday to You…And Many More”

    This summer, Yamile’s fourth birthday was an occasion to celebrate the bright future of all children, no matter their past. Learn how you can join in the celebration by putting your love into action!

  • FIFTEEN PARTS OF TEENAGE LIFE IN OUR SAFE HOMES IN THE PHILIPPINES

    A lot of people ask us what life looks like for the children in the Love146 safe homes in the Philippines. The answer? You might be surprised by how “regular” it appears.

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