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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.
AllHope ProgramIndiaInspirational LivingStories

Learning to Thrive

The Hope Education Program in India officially launched in 2019 when three young men moved from the Suzuki Samuel Hope Campus to junior college. One of the three young men, an exceptional athlete and social teen, struggled in his final year of high school, but passed and transitioned to junior college. While there, Deepak* and… Read more


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Spreading Hope Through Graduation

The joy in the room was evident and loud. The ten graduates smiled as they received praise and honored their own achievements with those who know and love them the most.  Recently, ten Hope Education Program students graduated from high school! For Hope Program students around the world, many receive diplomas and accolades as the… Read more



AllHope ProgramInspirational LivingMexicoStories

Worshipping Alongside Thousands

The group stood excitedly alongside thousands of people in the arena and clapped their hands. They felt the bass of the music and the lights dimmed. The conference they’d prayed to attend was about to start. At the beginning of 2022, Bethel Hope House parents in Mazatlán heard about a youth conference being held in… Read more




AllHope ProgramInspirational LivingMexicoStoriesStrong Families

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


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


AllHaitiHope ProgramInspirational LivingStories

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


AllHope ProgramInspirational LivingNigeriaStories

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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