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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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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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Advocating on Behalf of Their Families

“I’ve got it, I’ll take care of it. I’ll find the best school for them,” a Strong Families dad recently said to Ale Castro, Back2Back staff and Director of Strong Families Monterrey. This family had enrolled their four children in the local school district last year, but this year needed to change districts. “Helping families… Read more


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Growth is a Group Effort

Hector* and Oscar* are twin brothers who have lived in a Back2Back-run Mexican children’s home for 11 years. They received holistic care, therapies to help them grow in capability and emotional health, and love by caregivers and staff. Reunification with biological families is always something Back2Back hopes for-  if the timing is right and the… Read more


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Opening Doors, Strengthening Families

Recent lockdowns in response to the pandemic were an unwelcome change for most of the world. As people adjusted to working from home and teaching school from kitchen tables, there were a few families in Monterrey who benefitted from the requirement of sheltering-in-place. Many of the children who live at partnering children’s homes were already… Read more


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Mazatlan Highlights

Learning Independence, Seeking Reunification Family reunification has long been something Back2Back honors, if the situation is safe, healthy, and allows the child to flourish with their biological family. We know it is God’s design for families to be together, and we work towards this in every instance possible. Four years ago, Miguel’s* grandmother was contacted… Read more


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Monterrey Highlights

Strong(er) Families, Strong(er) Homes Recent lockdowns were an unwelcome change for most of the world. As people adjusted to working from home and holding classrooms from their kitchen tables, there were a few families in Monterrey who benefitted from the requirement of sheltering-in-place. Many of the children who live at partnering children’s homes were already… Read more


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Letter from the Director

This past year I changed my email signature to say, “Easier said than done, but I’m in if you’re in.” Those two thoughts had been circling around my head for a while. Solutions sound simple until you experience your first challenge, but sticking with it produces results. I wanted to say to the staff and… Read more


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Reckless Faith: Mangin Family

This month’s guest writer is Kelly Mangin. The Mangin family has been traveling with Back2Back to Cancun since 2011. Kelly and her husband Kevin, along with their three children, have been sponsoring Sofi and Chave since 2012 and visit Cancun yearly. Before we got the call, I remember asking God for a miracle.  In all the days, months,… Read more


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A Place at the Table

Long, white tables were set up in rows. The light from the Cancun sun filled the room. Mothers and fathers, and the occasional young child, filed in and found a seat at the table. A calculator, notebook, and writing utensil waited at each spot. These tools were provided to encourage the tracking of monthly income… Read more


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