The Start of Something New »

It took Katarina a little longer to get up from the dinner table that night. After caring for ten children all day at Rukuba Children’s Home, this particular day had been especially draining. She mustered her last bit of energy, sighed and slowly stood up. “How can I help you tonight?” The small voice was […]

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Top of the Class »

These days, there is a noticeable difference among the children who attend Back2Back’s Igmin Kibe Education Center in Nigeria. Children who were once struggling to grasp the fundamentals are now excelling and at the top of their class.

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Meat Pies »

A short term missions team recently visited Jos, Nigeria from Michigan. They took twenty-nine kids from Destiny Children’s Home to the zoo and later we served everyone meat pies. Meat is a rarity for the kids as it’s expensive in Nigeria.

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Community Development in Nigeria, by Will Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

Over the last couple months in Back2Back Nigeria, the “Dry Season Farming” projects that were started in the Kisayhip Village have progressed very well. For quite a while it was a bit boring as we watched waiting for the fruit of the peoples labor to appear. In Kisayhip ‘A’ (the village is split in two […]

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A Reason to Hurry, by Tallie Betscher, Back2Back US Staff »

I got a phone call from a woman last week that caught my attention.  She had recently come home from spending a week in Monterrey with Back2Back and was interested in sponsoring one of the children she had connected with.  Nothing too unusual about that.  (If you met these kids, you’d probably call me too). […]

Humbled, by Will Reed, Back2Back Nigeria »

In the past couple weeks some of the youth have made comments that have left me completely humbled by their perspective on life. These have reminded me of others said long ago. I want to share a few with you. At the end of Bible study each week we take “prayer points” as they’re called […]

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New Shoes, by Will Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

Imagine walking over a mile to school everyday. When you get home from school, imagine walking everywhere you need to go. Now think about what that would do for the shoes that you wear. If you are a child in the Kissahyip Village outside Jos, Nigeria, you are wearing sandals everyday and the shoes that […]

Children of God, by Theresa Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

The other day one of my students, Jeremiah, asked if I would give him a red pen. I knew he needed it for school, so I gave him one of the many pens that have been donated to the Education Center. He smiled really big and said, “Auntie, thank you!! You always give me the […]

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Merry Christmas from Back2Back Ministries! »

Ephesians 4:4-7 says, “We are all one body, we have the same Spirit, and we have all been called to the same glorious future.” This Christmas season, we are grateful for you and your commitment to joining us in providing care for today and hope for tomorrow to orphans around the world. We rejoice that […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Back2Back Ministries! »

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Back2Back Ministries! We truly cannot praise God enough for the ways in which He has blessed and provided for our ministry this year. These successes would not be possible without your commitment to partner with us. As we look toward the future, we are excited about how God […]

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