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MexicoNews

Celebrating Milestones, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff

Congratulations to our recent high school and college graduates! Through the Hope Education Program, Saul and Omar recently graduated from college, with Saul earning a law degree and Omar receiving a degree in Computer Systems.  Marcos, Katya and Perla graduated from high school.  Many of these students are the first in their family to attend and… Read more


Mexico

A Birthday Surprise, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff

Last week, Oziel , a toddler at Douglas Children’s Home, turned four years old.  His sponsor family donated money to purchase him a birthday gift, through the Shelter Sponsorship Gift Catalog.  They specified that the money was to be used to buy him a gift of an action figure and toy car. Little did they… Read more


Nigeria

You are Welcome!, by Theresa Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

As Will and I arrived to Nigeria last Friday (September 17th) we were full of emotions. Emotions that ranged from excited to terrified; overwhelmed to secure. All the things you would expect to be feeling after leaving everything you have known to move to such a different place. One thing that we knew would take… Read more


IndiaVideo

Wanna Play?, by Keith Ogilvie, Back2Back India Mission Trip Participant

The youth group at Braddock Street United Methodist Church (BSUMC) in Winchester, Virginia has participated in many mission trip projects over the course of the teenage years of my family’s six children. We have been to the hills of West Virginia and South Dakota and the streets of Chicago, New York and Lima, Peru. Over… Read more


MexicoNews

Mexico Celebrates 200 Years of Independence, by Hope Maglich, Back2Back Mexico Staff

For weeks, the streets of Monterrey have shimmered red, white, and green as vendors have displayed their flags, t-shirts, streamers, and noisemakers on the sides of the roads.  Monterrey has been a bustle of activity with concerts, plays, and movies about the bicentennial of Mexico’s independence from Spain and the centennial celebration of the Mexican… Read more


IndiaVideo

Butterfly Dining Hall, by Back2Back India Staff

In 2009, the Cincinnati Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show featured butterflies and the culture of India. A generous donation from the event’s gala dinner was given to Back2Back India to help build a dining hall for children at an orphanage near Hyderabad, India. For many years, the 250 children who we serve at the Mercy Hostel… Read more



Nigeria

A Little Help, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

I have to say that yesterday was a big highlight for me, ministry-wise. I just experienced story after story of good things happening in OLA, one of the children’s homes that Back2Back Nigeria partners with. Let me share a few moments with you: 1) The picture below is of Big Mama. She is one of the… Read more


Mexico

Waiting for our Return, by Matt Cooper, Back2Back Mexico Staff

Months ago, before Back2Back’s  first trip to explore the possibility of expanding into Cancun, I dreamed of meeting a young boy in Cancun. I’m not sure that I could describe much detail from the dream, other than the fact that I remember entering a children’s home and being greeted by ONE boy, a boy who… Read more


Mexico

Children of the Kingdom, by Greg Huffer, Back2Back Mexico Staff

In this time of year, things move a little slower in Mexico.  The hustle and bustle of over 700 guests in Monterrey for Back2Back summer mission trips is over and the pace of life once again becomes more manageable. I am the captain for Manantial de Amor, one of the children’s homes that Back2Back serves… Read more


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