Jacob Lual traveled thousands of miles from South Sudan, Africa to Sioux Falls, SD. He started at the age of 2-years-old and became known as one of the 4,000 Lost Boys of Sudan. Now, at the age of 33, he’s a husband, father and U.S. citizen. He holds a steady job at Grand Prairie Foods and is excited to begin construction on their Habitat home! Make a donation today to help build a safe, secure house for Jacob and his family.
Or you can write a check payable to:
Habitat Sioux Falls
Attn: Lori Buthe
721 E Amidon St
Sioux Falls SD 57104
Jacob arrived in America in 2001, just days before September 11th. Leaving war-torn countries, to be confronted with foreign attacks here, was jarring. He was 16-years-old and struggled to process the world he and his brothers lived in. Read more about how Jacob eventually relocated to Sioux Falls, graduated from college, and triumphed over his childhood. “There’s a time for difficulties, a time for happiness,” he eloquently shared. The future is bright for Jacob and his family!