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Happy 30th Birthday, dear Innocent!
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You have lived many lives in your 30 years, all of them guided by your signature selflessness, resilience and love. Thank you for inspiring countless people by who you are and all you do! The world is infinitely better with you in it.
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Pictured here caring for baby chickens as part of a project he organized to provide job skills to street children in Gulu earlier this year.
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Innocent is still raising money to restock the library shelves at his childhood school, Laliya Primary. Will you please help him bring a better education to the children? Thank you!
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www.gofundme.com/f/new-books-for-laliya-primary-school?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_...
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6 months ago

Innocent: A Spirit of Resilience

Last week, Innocent was invited back to Berlin to deliver the final presentation and petition for World Vision’s campaign titled, “No Child Wants to Kill.” The presentation was shared with many honored guests, including Virginia Gamba, United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict; CEO of World Vision Germany; members of the German parliament; and the German Minister for Arms & Defense. The guests gave Innocent a roaring round of applause for his courage, resilience and tireless efforts to raise awareness and bring about positive change.
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The event proved especially meaningful for Innocent, as World Vision operated the rehabilitation center where he received crucial counseling and support after escaping rebel capture & fleeing the war when he was only 10 years old.
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7 months ago

Innocent: A Spirit of Resilience

Yesterday, Innocent was invited by World Vision to lead a public action and speak as an ambassador on behalf of vulnerable children everywhere, especially those forced to fight in armed conflicts. “Kein Kind Will Töten” means "No child wants to kill," and it was this important message Innocent delivered to the German ministers and members of parliament who had gathered to listen and learn. Innocent is rallying people around the world to stand up and demand government leaders make stronger efforts to demobilize groups enslaving and exploiting children, while instead increasing their access to education, employment and full reintegration into society. "Without pressure and at the same time the help of the international community, we will still hear many stories like mine,” Innocent explained to those gathered as he shared some of his own story as a former child soldier.
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Join Innocent in the call against the use of child soldiers worldwide by helping raise awareness and signing the petition below.
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www.worldvision.de/mitmachen/unsere-kampagnen/kein-kind-will-toeten
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