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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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The Value of Always Learning

Trauma competency is a core component Back2Back staff are trained to offer every child and family they come alongside. These trainings allow staff to better understand addressing individuals from hard places who act out of their own hurts. It allows staff to help children and families take steps to heal emotionally in their own environments…. Read more


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It Takes a Village

Volunteers are a critical part of the care provided to children and teens in Monterrey. As the foster care program grows in size and depth, volunteers recently stepped up for a local foster  family who provide care for a young girl with visual impairment.  Volunteers saw a need for a teacher and assistance in getting… Read more


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Hard Work and a Faithful Network

Bell ringing ceremonies at one of Mexico’s sites are a rite of passage and a true testament to how healthy and faithful community can make dreams become a reality. A young woman whose hometown is about 15 hours driving distance from Monterrey had a dream to one day help others with their mental and emotional… Read more


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New School, Big Dreams

Arnav* is one of four children. His parents are hard workers who do their best to provide for their family in the slum community they call home. Several years ago, one of Arnav’s older sisters joined the Strong Families Program, allowing her to attend a local government school and receive the assistance needed to succeed… Read more


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A Brigade of Healing

In November, Back2Back staff in Mazatlan hosted a medical brigade at 12 Stones Resource Center.  Sarahi Obeso, Back2Back’s Health Services Coordinator, Dan Shuman, Back2Back Health Services Director, and Citlali Para, Back2Back Physical Therapist, led the team in providing check-ups for 47 children over the course of three days! Back2Back is committed to coming alongside each… Read more



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Let the Redeemed Tell Their Story

25-years ago, Todd and I were quietly preparing for a move to Mexico. We weren’t telling many people, afraid they would talk us out of it. We were young, naïve, and underprepared. There was a general feeling we were in-over-our-heads, and routinely we were caught off guard by an unexpected setback or blessing. That sense… Read more


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To Stay in the Fight

“Stay in the Fight” has been the cry of Back2Back staff since the global pandemic began. From virtual tutoring lessons, to food and hygiene pack deliveries, staff teams around the world have stepped up in innovative ways, providing ongoing holistic care for every child.  In addition to the pandemic, Haiti has been under great duress-… Read more


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A Picture of Unity

Reunification is always a goal Back2Back staff have in mind when they provide holistic care to children around the world. The global pandemic changed a lot for everyone, and for one partnering children’s home in Monterrey, it very specifically shifted how care was provided and the goals staff had for each child. “When the pandemic… Read more


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To Give and Receive the Same Support

As a young boy, Hunar* lived at a Back2Back partnering children’s home. When it became clear the home wasn’t in line with providing the same care Back2Back felt called to, the ministries went their separate ways. Shortly after, the former partnering home released the children back to their villages, but Back2Back stepped in to come… Read more


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