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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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A Special Place for Everyone

Pacific Christian Academy, the Back2Back-run, trauma-informed school in Mazatlan, recently celebrated its first round of graduates. The school has become a safe space for students to learn and also grow emotionally with the help and guidance of their teachers. As the school begins to grow and students flourish within, staff are continually looking for ways… Read more


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Compassion for the World Around Them

In August, Hope Program students participated in activities designed to strengthen their care and awareness towards nature and animals. Rapaz Rescue Foundation, dedicated to rescuing wild birds at risk and located in Veracruz, led a video conference with the students. They introduced them to a rescued eagle, explaining the  biology of the birds, as well… Read more


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Learning to Care for Others

“SURPRIIIIIIISE!” The teen girls yelled gleefully as Rosa Porto, Back2Back staff, walked into the room. Her eyes lit up with excitement as the teen girls from Hope House 5 in Mexico swarmed her with hugs and happy birthday wishes. Earlier this year, the teens were cared for by Rosa when their Hope parents were in… Read more



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It Only Takes One

Gloria* arrived at a partnering children’s home feeling lost. Her home environment was tumultuous, and at a very young age, she took on parental responsibilities for her younger brothers. She carried this into her new home, not realizing it wasn’t required of her. She struggled to connect with others, wasn’t interested in school, and her… Read more


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“God is Not Distant.”

“By going to church and learning more there, I’ve come to realize God is not distant. He wants an intimate relationship with me, and I want to show my desire to be part of that relationship with Him,” a 18-year old Hope Education Program student shared vulnerably. A large crowd gathered beneath a palapa on… Read more


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A Once Familiar Place

Samuel* walked around behind David* in the new space. “This will be your room, this is the living room . . .” David pointed each room out as they walked through the family-style apartment. Samuel arrived for the tour feeling defeated and frustrated. He lived at Rancho prior to entering  the Hope Education Program, where… Read more


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Now He Can

At the age of 13, Manuel* moved into Rancho de los Niños Children’s Home. He arrived at the home with intellectual disabilities and had difficulty walking. During his time there, Manuel received physical therapy and at 17-years old, walked on his own. This was a testament to effective and consistent therapy and safe care. Once… Read more



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Empowered Caregivers Empower Children

Children are empowered when caregivers  lead by example, and model making needed change. This  is vital to providing care for vulnerable populations. It teaches taking initiative and having ownership over their lives.  Recently, sponsorship funds empowered caregivers at Rancho del Rey Children’s Home to lead exercise classes everyday after school. Together, they train in calisthenics,… Read more


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