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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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“I feel confident. . .”

The three dentists review the files of each patient they would see  that day. New to the clinic, which serves vulnerable children and families, they wanted to be as prepared as possible before they saw each person. On this particular day, they treated a sibling set of four, who previously lived in a partnering children’s… Read more


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Putting Names to their Feelings

For nearly 25 years, Back2Back has pursued orphaned and vulnerable children holistically. In this way, when a child is cared for, every part of their growth matters – from how tall they grow, to their dental check-ups, therapy appointments, and extracurricular interests. Back2Back staff in Mazatlan have started hosting “extracurricular day” in pursuit of holistic… Read more


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Medical Brigade Provides Holistic Care

12 Stones Resource Center, housed in what was once Rancho de los Ninos Children’s Home in Mazatlan, is a growing space for therapies and classes for children and families. It recently hosted its first Medical Brigade. “We wanted to tailor a medical brigade specifically for the children at one of the partnering homes,” shared Bailey… Read more




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Celebrating Like Children

“I never got to experience anything like this when I was a child,” a mom in the Strong Families Program said, smiling to Back2Back staff. The families were heading home from the community center after a day of carnival fun.  Day of the Child is a Mexican holiday held in April. Traditionally, local volunteers gather… Read more



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The Power to Speak

The three young children show a new, contagious confidence when they speak now. Previously, their talking was slow, labored – the children had to work hard to find the right words and put together full sentences. Staff at the partnering children’s home knew they needed assistance, and they needed it quickly. Holistic care for vulnerable… Read more


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Understanding the Sensory System

We all have external senses – vision, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. For a child with minimal trauma, sensory processing can be easy. They are able to act, and react appropriately and can learn through  their senses. Adversely, for a child with significant trauma, their senses are negatively impacted and this creates issues with their… Read more


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Going Out of Her Way to Make a Difference

The pain Javier* had mentioned earlier to his Hope mom had intensified. He cradled his cheek in his hand and groaned loudly enough for her to notice. “It’s worse, Javier?” she asked with concern. He nodded slowly. She reached out to fellow staff member, Anna McCambridge, who helps with Back2Back’s medical program. Together, they made… Read more


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