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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.
US

Perspective from a Back2Back US Intern, by Carolyn Gagliardi, US Summer Intern

We went around my classroom at Taylor University saying where our internships were for the summer.  Many of my business management classmates were working for major corporations and were getting paid big money for their summer internships. I am not saying that I am some kind of martyr for interning for a non-profit organization this… Read more


News

Half of a Bologna Sandwich, by Brian Bertke, Back2Back US Staff

Since my first trip to Haiti in April, I have been thinking about a boy I met in the garbage dump. The organization that we are considering a partnership with, Jesus in Haiti, has a feeding program in the dump, and it is often the only meal that the children there will receive for the… Read more


Mexico

We Want Him, by Cathy Huffer, Back2Back Mexico Staff

“No! You can’t take him. WE WANT HIM,” were the words that came from the back of the bus. Three of the guys from the short-term mission group that we had taken to the Rio, had their arms around him and weren’t letting him go. Antonio, one of our Back2Back staff guys, had jumped on… Read more


Mexico

Fabulous Fatima, by Kathy Couch, Back2Back Mexico Staff

There is this lively little five year old girl at one home we serve.  Her name is Fatima. She is a bundle of energy and orneriness oozes out of her pores! During Semana Santa (the week before Easter), several of the kids went  home to stay with relatives for the holiday.  Not Fatima.  She stayed… Read more


Nigeria

The Reeds’ Journey to Nigeria

In the spring of 2009, Will and Theresa began to ask God what He had in store for them when Theresa graduated college in 2010. As they prayed, they were continually led to Back2Back, the same ministry they were serving with in Mexico when they met for the first time. After conversations with staff and… Read more



MexicoNews

Letters from the Heart, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff

Every quarter, we translate letters written from child sponsors and deliver them to the children at the homes we serve.  Often, sponsors include a family photo or stickers, but what is most impactful to the children is the realization that their sponsor is thinking of them. The children are so touched by the encouraging words… Read more


IndiaPrograms

Rukmini, by Back2Back India Staff

Back2Back partners with a feeding center in a Hyderabad slum that provides evening meal and education for poor children in the area. This is the story of Rukmini, an eleven year old girl who our staff recently met at the Feeding Center. Rukmini’s father works as a laborer on a brick transporting vehicle and her… Read more


MexicoNewsUS

Cinco de Mayo Open House

Thanks to all those who came out to our Cinco de Mayo Hope Program Open House last week! The students and staff from the Hope Program enjoyed getting a chance to meet with you! Here are a few pictures from the evening.



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