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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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Somewhere to Turn

Back2Back staff understand and are trained in providing trauma-competent care to every child they cross paths with. Training and experience proves that trauma is often cyclical, and a result of the adults in a child’s life possibly not receiving holistic care and trauma-informed approaches themselves. This is a key reason, in some cases, Back2Back staff… Read more


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When We Say Yes

Victory Heritage Family Home is a newer partnering home in Nigeria. Staff have been working with the home for about a year, and Blessing, the captain of the home and Back2Back staff, is seeing vast improvements among the seven children who call the space home. “Blessing has a lot of experience working with children who… 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



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Celebration Ensues

On July 9th, all across the world, each Back2Back site celebrated the ministry’s 25th anniversary. From Mason, Ohio to Hyderabad, India – and every site in between – staff, ministry partners, child sponsors, and local advocates gathered together, celebrating all that has been accomplished through providing holistic care to vulnerable populations. Back2Back’s Nigeria site celebrated… 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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From Fear to Confidence

Bako’s* smile lights up every room he walks into. He is always grinning, but for a long time, behind his cheerfulness was a quiet struggle with self-confidence. He is a young man who struggles to express himself, especially around new people. His lack of confidence has also led to difficulty asking for help in school…. Read more


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She Persisted

Fara* sat in the hospital bed, weakened, but resolute. She looked at the team of doctors around her. “You have to help me get better fast!” She pleaded. “I have an exam to take, and I need to do well.” This determination is a hallmark of Fara, a senior in high school who has grown… Read more


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A Long-Awaited Groundbreaking

For over 13 years, Nigeria staff have dreamt of opening a trauma-informed, Back2Back-run school for the children they serve. The hindrance to making this a reality has been a lack of relationship and resources. In early May, staff, U.S.-based site Director, and community members gathered as ground was broken and construction commenced on Nigeria’s very… Read more


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