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Leah Sharibu taken captive by terrorists

at age 14.

Leah Sharibu Remains a hostage of Boko haram.

Leah Sharibu painted by David

When her village was attacked on February 19th, 2018, Leah Sharibu, along with 109 classmates, was captured by terrorists. Leah was the only girl who was not released, because of her refusal to renounce her Christian faith. 




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"Happy Birthday Leah Sharibu
May 14, 2024 - 21 Years OId
6 Years Captive "
Seasons of Change as Leah Sharibu
Marks Another Birthday in Captivity
.May 14th we remember Leah's birthday ... as she turns 21 years old. February 19, 2018, Leah Sharibu was taken as a slave by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and she has remained in captivity for over 6 years. #FreeLeah

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Sew Freedom: Nigerian Women Lead the Way – IRF/FoRB Summit

May 22, 2024

This multi-faith summit will promote religious freedom and security for all Nigerians. We recognize that women must advocate for religious freedom and security in order to advance peaceful co-existence in Nigeria’s multi-faith society:

  • Promote peaceful co-existence through religious tolerance.

  • Rebuild trust and relaXonships.

  • Share pracXcal ways to collaborate and Sew Freedom.

  • Inter-faith networking emanaXng from the grassroots.

  • Promote advocacy for religious freedom and reduce insecurity.

2 great Books!
- Free Leah (Children's Book)
- Leah: Hero FOR JesuS

Just released ...

Children's book on  the life of Leah Sharibu

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Still available ...

The real life story of Leah Sharibu

She stood for Jesus, because He is her hero! 

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The LEAH Foundation is the only official organization sanctioned by Leah's parents to receive support and donations in Leah's name.

We want to bring freedom and empowerment to Leah - and other women and girls like her.

You can help us.




advocacy and pressure for Leah's release -and other girls in similar situations. 


for Leah and other similar girls, for their release.


for girls and women who have been affected by attacks or are in a form of captivity

What kinds of captivity are girls in today?

Apart from being in physical captivity like Leah and others, many girls are held in emotional, sexual, and religious captivity in Nigeria and around the world. 

Some girls are afraid to go to school because of the threat of an attack.

Some women are left vulnerable after their husbands have been killed in an attack.

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