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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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Stories from the Field

An Empty Field and a Soccer Ball Forge Connection Music thumped through the palapa as a group congregated in the middle of a dance floor around a young woman in a beautiful, light pink dress. It was a traditional quinceañera for a girl turning 15-years old, but what was less than traditional was the crowd… Read more


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Counter Cultural Dream(er)

Divia* is a young woman who has lived the entirety of her life in the slums of India. A young woman who has dreams of working and making money to support herself and help her family, Divia has struggled against the cultural expectation of women being solely wife and mother, never breadwinners. Divia, the second… Read more


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Counting Joys in 2020

2020 has brought highs and lows as children and teens all over the world have navigated new learning strategies, more discretionary time, and an unstable internet.  At the beginning of 2020, the Hope Program consisted of seven girls and three boys; over the course of the year, it welcomed an additional teen girl from the… Read more


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Stories from the Field

Shalom – A Staff Team Retreat Staff retreats are one way Back2Back staff take time to intentionally gather for community, to grow spiritually, and to refresh themselves physically, emotionally, and socially. A retreat was planned for the Haiti staff in the fall of 2019, but due to in-country turmoil, it had to be postponed. Recently, Staff… Read more


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Field Story Highlights

What They’re Learning in Their Time Apart Staff have learned a significant amount of information about the children they serve in India the last several months. While some work stateside and patiently waiting to return to India, they meet virtually with all the children who call the Back2Back campus home, as well as with the… Read more


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Kitchen Table Classrooms

Kitchen tables across the world were once used simply for gathering families and friends together for shared meals. Recent global events have taken the place where we set our plates down together and transformed them. Home offices, conference rooms, and the classroom have now taken up space on the kitchen table. The Hope Students and… Read more


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Building Big Dreams & Driving Big Trucks

Building Big Dreams & Driving Big Trucks The Haiti Hope Program Students are growing, even in the midst of changes. Two of the key components of Haiti’s Hope Program is that each of the students is in school, working towards a career goal, and also learning, developing, and harnessing professional skills in the meantime. Wilson*… 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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Holistic Care Growing Whole-Hearted Teens

Growing in Body, Mind, and Spirit Holistic care is one of Back2Back’s top priorities in caring for vulnerable children. Our 5-Point Child Development plan ensures every child and teen is receiving care spiritually, physically, educationally, emotionally, and socially in order to not just survive, but flourish. A young man at Calvary Hope House is a… Read more


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Highlights from India

Growing Confident as English SpeakersAn India Hope Campus Update “Stick together, no hurts, have fun!” This phrase is one generally heard across sites from the children Back2Back serves. They are part of life scripts used in Nurture Groups, where the children learn, and are equipped, to understand the power of their voices and emotions, and… Read more


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