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Some mysterious strangers approached Claire Hababu during lunch hour one day and offered her a plane ticket to China. Soon, Claire was sitting in an Iranian jail cell, 3000 miles from her home in Uganda, awaiting death by hanging. This is the remarkable story of a woman whose faith moved prison doors and who now works with Love Justice International to save victims of human trafficking before they become slaves.


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"On that East­er Sun­day, on the eve of the trans­fer, they called me and told me, ​'You are free.'"

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People Interviewed

Claire Hababu
Dr. John Njoroge
Glen Messina
Jimmy Mutiso
Sharon Chogo
Lucy Karanja
Zakayo Ndwiga


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Episode 1.7: Cell Phone Cases

Vadim Dashko finally had everything he had dreamed for as a street boy: a wife, a home, a stable job. But then why was he still so afraid? And what was it about those people from HOPE Ukraine that was so strangely alluring? He resolved to find out, and in the process stumbled upon something that, if true, would mean he’d never have to fear again. Featuring returning guest Dr. Brian Fikkert, co-author of When Helping Hurts, who discusses holistic poverty alleviation.