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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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Living Tree Discovery School: A Dream Realized

In 2019, a dream was brought to life when ground broke for the Living Tree Discovery School on the Suzuki Samuel India Hope Campus. Staff watched as long held plans came to fruition and blueprints became brick and mortar. They were excited for a day when children would no longer leave campus for government schools,… Read more


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Back to School: Around the World with Trauma-Informed Education

In classrooms full of children all around the world there are those who are studious, eagerly raising their hands, excited to learn, and remaining focused with ease. In those same classrooms, there are children overstimulated by what they see outside, who missed breakfast, or who didn’t sleep well the night before.  One classroom, 25 different… Read more


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Making Educational Progress

Ishir* is a young man who has experienced loss at an early age. He and his family joined the Strong Families Program in India several years ago, and the support they’ve received from staff and other families has grown Ishir exponentially. In 2021, he, his sister, and his mother suffered the devastating loss of their… Read more


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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


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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


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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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Celebrating Caregivers

For six women on the India Hope Campus, every day is a new adventure in providing holistic care to vulnerable children. Each of the women goes beyond the roles of preparing meals, helping with homework, and keeping each child on task; they also provide emotional and social support, stepping into familial-like roles. Caregivers and the… Read more



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To Play Like Children

Students in India, like so many globally, have felt the pressures of performing well in school amidst an ongoing pandemic and regular changes in how they attend classes. In mid-November, the staff wanted a day to celebrate all the children have accomplished and are working towards. They wanted to offer them an opportunity to simply… Read more


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Leaving a Legacy of Giving

The children Back2Back serves around the world are the recipients of great generosity. From sponsors to nationals who give back in their own communities, the children are never without essentials to grow in success. This example, of giving out of what we’ve been given, leaves an impact on each boy and girl which propels them… Read more


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