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Be inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
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Stories from the Field

An Empty Field and a Soccer Ball Forge Connection Music thumped through the palapa as a group congregated in the middle of a dance floor around a young woman in a beautiful, light pink dress. It was a traditional quinceañera for a girl turning 15-years old, but what was less than traditional was the crowd… Read more


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Staying in the Fight

10 Ways Back2Back Staff have Stayed in the Fight In May of last year, I was praying and honestly feeling a little discouraged about how COVID-19 was impacting the ability to directly meet the needs of children and families. During my time in prayer, I felt like God told me, “stay in the fight, even… Read more


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Counter Cultural Dream(er)

Divia* is a young woman who has lived the entirety of her life in the slums of India. A young woman who has dreams of working and making money to support herself and help her family, Divia has struggled against the cultural expectation of women being solely wife and mother, never breadwinners. Divia, the second… Read more



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Pursuing Her Passions

Gloria* ran out of the children’s home with her hands full of colorful paper. She smiled brightly as she climbed into the awaiting Back2Back staff’s car, uttered a quick hola, and waited expectantly for the recipient of her gifts to comment on what they’d been given. “Gloria is a natural artist,” shared Bailey Prescott, Back2Back staff…. Read more




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Am I Safe? Am I loved? What Can I Learn?

Am I safe? Am I loved? Now, what can I learn? These three questions can be difficult to answer for children from hard places. If felt-safety isn’t present, or children question whether they’re loved, accomplishing daily tasks and learning new skills can be challenging. Disruptions caused by a global pandemic likely leave dysregulations in their… Read more


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Stories from the Field

Getting Through it Together Skylar* looked around the new space where he was learning. He didn’t recognize any of his new “classmates” and no one from his own neighborhood was present. He was used to being surrounded by people who looked like him and his older brother. The people around him today were from another… Read more


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Counting Joys in 2020

2020 has brought highs and lows as children and teens all over the world have navigated new learning strategies, more discretionary time, and an unstable internet.  At the beginning of 2020, the Hope Program consisted of seven girls and three boys; over the course of the year, it welcomed an additional teen girl from the… Read more


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