The terrorist group Boko Haram has kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls, mostly Christians, because the Muslim group doesn’t believe in education for women.
Leaders have openly stated they are selling the girls for wives for as little as $12.
Emily Fuentes of Open Doors USA reports that two girls have died from snake bites and many of the girls are ill.
She also says family members of the kidnapped girls are traumatized by what has happened to their daughters, but American Christians can encourage them. Open Doors can deliver emails to those families, right to the villages.
“And so we have it available on our website, Open Doors USA.org, a way for you to just sign up to send a quick note via email to these families,” she says.
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