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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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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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Finding Value in the Challenges

Sade* stood in front of the kindergarten class, speaking clearly to her students. The teacher she assists had to leave, but trusted Sade completely with the class they led together. Sade asked a question, and the students answered enthusiastically. She smiled to herself, thinking of how far she’d come and how, if someone had asked… Read more


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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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Leaders in Their Home

A partnering children’s home in Nigeria is unique in many ways. The home is small, the environment warm, the caregivers loving, encouraging, and diligent in providing family-style care to the teens and children in their home. They know they are safe, loved, and that their interests will be nurtured. Oni* has a passion for learning…. Read more


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Saying Yes to Time and Effort

At Back2Back sites around the world, when asked what they want to be when they grow up,  children often give similar answers. No matter their location, doctor, teacher, engineer, and soccer player are common responses. It is an important question to ask vulnerable children, especially, to remind them their choices are wide and their dreams… Read more


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Hearts Postured for Praise

At any given moment or hour of the day, one can hear music coming from Agape Hope House in Nigeria. It could be a mixture of singing and instruments, just instruments, or a collection of young men singing acapella. There is only one common thread, no matter how you encounter the music – it is… Read more


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Following with Persistence

The Back2Back Transitions Program is set up to help young adults truly succeed in their lives after living in children’s homes or family-style homes through the Hope Education Program. In Nigeria, the Transitions program’s goal is to offer understanding on the ins and outs of independent living. Whether meal planning, grocery shopping, building a resume,… Read more




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