Our Heartbeat

“…And what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?”
Micah 6:8 NKJV

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Why We Serve

Slavery is not a thing of the past. The human trafficking industry is one of the most devastating and inhumane crimes in the world today, and it is growing. It is estimated that there are 21-45 million slaves in the world today—that’s more than any other time in history.

Who We Serve

Potential Victims of Human Trafficking

 The human trafficking industry is one of the greatest injustices in the world today—and it continues to grow at a devastating pace. Women, men and children are either kidnapped or lured by false offers of marriage or employment, and then they are sold into human trafficking.

They are smuggled to another country where they are forced to work as prostitutes, labourers, or similar roles. Our primary strategy for fighting the human trafficking industry is to monitor national borders and transit hubs, intercepting the victims before they are lost to the dark world of modern slavery.

Where We Serve

We serve where the need is greatest. Human trafficking is growing rapidly in South Africa.

The work we have done in the city of Johannesburg has proven that this is a high risk area.

In addition to this city, Love Justice South Africa is also expanding its reach into Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Musina.

How We Serve

We are committed to finding and implementing only the very best, most effective strategies to meet the needs to which we are called.

We are devoted to finding and implementing only the very best people to guide and do the work.

We understand that long-term sociological effects of charitable projects are complex and difficult to measure. That is why we do our work with careful research, planning, and consultation with the most knowledgeable people we can find. We also take seriously the long-term commitment of beginning social projects upon which a person’s livelihood may depend. Therefore, we will not withdraw financial support in any way that will hurt those we serve. We are determined to do as much good as possible, as boldly as possible, and as quickly as possible.

Any project that we take on will be done in accordance with the wisdom, guidance, and direction of indigenous Christians who are already doing the work. We are committed to finding these people, consulting them, working with them, and empowering them.

We are committed to uniting Christians from all nationalities, and those working in the field.

Indigenous Church

Finding quality, capable, and passionate workers is central to what we do. We rely on such people to work for justice and serve with compassion among the world’s poorest people. We believe that it is critical that all employees of Love Justice South Africa be sensitive to God’s Spirit in their service.

We want to work through the indigenous church by finding and empowering those who are already doing this work—those who already have a calling and have shown themselves faithful. We are committed to providing the necessary tools and support in an effort to empower them to carry out the work God has called them to do.

We believe that true leadership is based in humility. Jesus told His disciples, “If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.” (John 13:14-15 NKJV)

Therefore, we seek humble yet capable people who do not seek personal glory, wealth, or power, but rather the will of God in all things. In the developing world, the potential for corruption is great, especially when money and positions are offered to those not rooted in humility. For this reason, we prayerfully consider every candidate, looking for those who see their opportunity to serve, not as a stepping stone for themselves, but as a calling to participate in God’s work to the poor and suffering.

Statement of Faith

Love Justice South Africa is a Christian organisation that desires to follow God’s leading and be open to the work He wants to do. We fully realise that it is not us, but God, who is in and above all things, guiding those who love Him towards His will.

And while our work primarily serves the victims of human trafficking, we desire to remain open to new areas of work, new ideas, and new people as God leads us. Our three core values summarise our calling as an organisation and are unchanging, even as our work evolves.