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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Lifting Each Other Up

A partnering children’s home in Nigeria is a home built on family-style care. Directors Katharina and her husband, Israel, look at each child in their home as their own. They live by example, supporting each other, and have set an example for the children to consider one another.  This summer two of the older boys… Read more

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The Encouragement He Needed

“Father, we ask You to be over Daniel* today as he takes his national exams,” said Nehemiah Gandu, Back2Back staff and Hope parent. “We ask boldly that you would help Daniel pass his exams on the very first try, and we pray these things in Your name.” Nehemiah and Daniel whisper “amen” together and quickly… Read more

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Knowing of What He’s Capable

Ene Oklo, Back2Back staff, found Juwon* standing in front of the mirror in his room, looking sad. Ene approached Juwon quietly, placing a hand on his slender shoulder, and asked, “Have you eaten lunch yet?” “No,” he answered flatly. “Are you okay?” Ene questioned again. Juwon’s big, brown eyes filled with fear. “Auntie, I failed… Read more

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Going Above and Beyond Their Roles

Caring for vulnerable populations is something every staff member in Nigeria cares deeply about, no matter their position. It is more than just the captain of each partnering children’s home who puts in dedication and focus to ensure children have what they need.  Two staff members who go above and beyond their call to care… Read more

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Standing Tall

When Joseph* arrived at a partnering children’s home, he was intelligent and energetic from the start. The now eight-year old came to the children’s home a year and a half ago, and spoke very little English. Blessing, one of the tutors at the home, tutored Joseph and a few of the other children in English…. Read more

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Bravery in Vulnerability

“Close your eyes,” Swanta Zakka, Back2Back staff, said quietly to the group of teens. “Imagine a skill you wish you had; think about what obstacles are between you and learning that skill. Now, open your eyes. Who wants to share?” Swanta has been leading life skills groups with children and teens at the education center…. Read more

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Powerful Experiences Grow Powerful Young Women

Comfort, a caregiver at a partnering children’s home, noticed early on in lockdown teens were trying to find new rhythms while being stuck inside. It started slowly – energy was high from lack of activity, and then became disruptive. Fits of frustration and lashing out were regular occurrences, and Comfort knew something was needed to… Read more

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A Time of Earnest Prayer

The girls who live in the Devotion Hope Home circled up in their living room. Their heads bowed, their hands clasped together, they prayed for a new Hope student arriving at their home. The Hope father opened his eyes to take in the scene: the girls in their care were fervent  with their prayers for… Read more

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