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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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New Experiences and Lessons for the Future

Five young adults, who have taken part in programming at the community centers most of their lives, are now close to completing their second semester at university! Each of the students is performing well in their higher educational journeys, and they’re receiving emotional and social support through weekly meetings with Juan Suarez, Back2Back staff. “It… Read more


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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


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Generational Decisions

The four young men led Todd Guckenberger, Executive Director of Back2Back, around their home. For three of them, it was the first time they were giving a tour of what felt like their own space. The four Hope Program students in Haiti were animated as they showed Todd around, opening the doors to their rooms,… Read more


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Putting the Hope in Hope Program

A common practice Back2Back supports is making positive deposits into a child’s belief system. Children and teens from hard places often have belief systems that reflect abuse, neglect, and harsh words from their history. In providing holistic care, dedicated caregivers see the hurt a child or teen has experienced and work to help repair the… Read more


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Discovering Their Giftings

The normally bright room has the curtains drawn, an overhead projector is running. Each teen sits in front of their own laptop, as they navigate learning a new computer program called Microsoft Word.  In late January, Lucson Jeannot, Back2Back staff, kicked off a computer programming class for the Hope Education Program students. He saw early… Read more


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Passing on One Clear Message

“It is more blessed to give than receive” was a recent launch pad for two Hope Education Program students and the knowledge they’ve gained through school. Two young men studying Sports Science put their skills to the test, leading a lesson on the importance of flexibility in children and teens for a local children’s home…. Read more



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Celebrating Through the Hard Times

2021 was a difficult year for people everywhere. Staff and children in Haiti are no exception as they navigated educational changes due to the pandemic, and also adjusted to new ways of day-to-day life in response to riots, government tragedies, and additional closures. Staff stepped up in big ways to ensure children continued their schooling… Read more


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Like Christmas Morning

Five young adults gathered around a table at the Community Center of Tres Reyes. There were five cardboard boxes on the table, and each student stood in front of one, full of anticipation. Nearby, Back2Back staff smiled as they told the students to open them. Recently, five young adults in the Strong Families Program graduated… Read more


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Hearts Postured for Praise

At any given moment or hour of the day, one can hear music coming from Agape Hope House in Nigeria. It could be a mixture of singing and instruments, just instruments, or a collection of young men singing acapella. There is only one common thread, no matter how you encounter the music – it is… Read more


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