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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.
AllHaitiInspirational LivingPartner Children's HomeStories

Safe Space to Process

The neighborhood of a partnering children’s home in Haiti hasn’t been quiet for weeks. Rival gangs created turmoil and noise for neighboring communities, causing many to flee or shelter-in-place for safety. The children at this home stayed put, and remained inside, with directors. Schools were closed for up to three weeks as a result of… Read more


AllCincinnatiInspirational LivingStories

Investments of Fun

The women were sitting side by side down a line of chairs. The nail technicians opposite them held up their hands, rubbing lotion into them; the moms giggled at the sensation of the hand massage and admired their nails. A week before mother’s day,, Back2Back Cincy staff planned a special event for the moms group… Read more


AllDominican RepublicInspirational LivingStories

Safety and Healing for Children

The Dominican Republic is a vibrant country with an overall happy, musical environment. Rice, beans, plantains, and coffee make up a large portion of their overall diet. It’s a special place to live for many of its residents, but for some, the dark reality of abuse and sex trafficking mean this island isn’t a safe… Read more



AllInspirational LivingNigeriaPartner Children's HomeStories

She Persisted

Fara* sat in the hospital bed, weakened, but resolute. She looked at the team of doctors around her. “You have to help me get better fast!” She pleaded. “I have an exam to take, and I need to do well.” This determination is a hallmark of Fara, a senior in high school who has grown… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoPartner Children's HomeStories

Growth and Transformation

Holistic care has long been at the forefront of how Back2Back and partnering homes provide unique guidance to vulnerable children and families. This means the entire child is cared for – not just nutritional foods and clothing, but their minds, their hearts, their belief systems, are all poured into and nurtured.  At a Back2Back-partnering home… Read more


AllIndiaInspirational LivingStories

Hands-On, Trauma-Informed Education

For many years, it has been a dream of Back2Back staff to open and operate a trauma-informed, Back2Back school on the Suzuki Samuel Hope Campus. This became a reality when construction began in 2019. Over the course of several years, amidst construction delays and working around illness and weather, the main portion of the Living… Read more


AllIndiaInspirational LivingStrong Families

The Power of People Rooting for You

In the middle of a bustling city is a tight-knit community of families who do their best to provide for each other by sorting through garbage for their income. Many of the parents are raising their families within an environment they themselves were raised, meaning school wasn’t always a viable option, or their educational opportunities… Read more


AllHope ProgramIndiaInspirational LivingStories

Worth the Work

The Hope Education Program in India is one of the newer Hope Programs across Back2Back sites. It started in 2019 with three young men, and has since grown as nine young women from the Back2Back campus have joined, along with several teens from the Strong Families Program. Staff wanted to intentionally invest in each teens… Read more


AllInspirational LivingNigeriaStories

A Long-Awaited Groundbreaking

For over 13 years, Nigeria staff have dreamt of opening a trauma-informed, Back2Back-run school for the children they serve. The hindrance to making this a reality has been a lack of relationship and resources. In early May, staff, U.S.-based site Director, and community members gathered as ground was broken and construction commenced on Nigeria’s very… Read more


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