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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.
AllIndiaInspirational LivingStories

Swachh Bharat!

The Indian Government has called for a country-wide clean up and the children on the Hope Campus were happy to oblige. “In support of Prime Minister Modi’s Swachh Bharat (Clean Up) India initiative, we started a recycling/clean-up the campus/composting system together,” shared Adam Petticrew, Campus Captain. Together, the boys and girls on the campus picked… Read more


AllInspirational LivingNigeriaStories

Keeping God Near

“Auntie! Auntie! I want to share something with you, Auntie!” Sunday runs towards Abigail Ali, Back2Back Care Giver. “Auntie, today at school I learned about Jesus walking on water!” As eight-year old Sunday sits down with Abigail, he shares the story he learned at school – recalling details and sharing it precisely. Abigail smiles softly to herself as she… Read more


AllHaitiInspirational LivingProgramsStories

Healthy Kids Day

“Now show me how we should cough!” The smiling children raised their arms, play-coughing into their elbows, demonstrating their understanding to not spread more germs. It’s Healthy Kids Day in Haiti and everyone is learning. Back2Back Haiti staff member, Holly Ravenhorst, recently connected with Blessings International – a ministry who administers health assessments. “We wanted… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStories

To Provide Healing

“When I was born, you Lola, were there for me and cared for me.” Tears streamed down Jessi’s face as she leaned down and embraced her older sister tightly. There wasn’t a dry eye at the party that night. Lola has long dreamt of her quinceñera. When she was fifteen, circumstances didn’t lend themselves to… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoSponsor a ChildStories

Celebrating Growth

Ricky, a 23-year old who has lived at Rancho since June of 2006, is unable to speak or see. He can understand when others are talking to him, and responds with motions and small noises. Ricky, along with others at Rancho, receives regular time with both physical and speech therapists and as a result, the… Read more


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A [New] Home to Call Their Own

Brenda walks over to the window in her new living room and pulls aside the curtain. The sun warms her face as she listens to her children talk in the background. The space for her children to play together is a new piece of Brenda’s story. Brenda, her husband Carlos, and their three children, Alex,… Read more


AllHaitiInspirational LivingNewsStories

Bringing Light

The first week of March brought light to Jesus Name Children’s Home. Jesus Name Children’s Home used a generator for electricity, but only for special occasions. It lacks access to city power sources. In the beginning of March, a team visited Back2Back Haiti with SonLight Power, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Together, they installed a solar… Read more


AllInspirational LivingNigeriaStories

Giving Their Time

Children walked forward with bundles of bananas and watermelons and loaded them in the car. As fruit and bundles of art supplies filled the car, the children at Rukuba Children’s Home spoke excitedly en route to House of Recab, a local refugee home taking in orphans from Northern Nigeria. Director of the Rukuba Children’s Home,… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStories

The Power of Prayer

“And Lord, we ask Your hand over Alondra’s desire to play soccer. We ask you to step into the sadness she feels and make a way for her to play, again. We love You, Lord. Amen.” Samuel, the house dad at Possibilities Children’s Home, had been praying this over 13-year old Alondra every night. Alondra,… Read more


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Flourishing Storylines

Grant and Kellee Keys, captains of FloreSer Children’s Home, are consistently working with caregivers and supporters to provide a safe, fun, healthy environment for the children. Recently, with the help of child sponsorship funds, a new hot water heater was purchased for the home. While physical needs are being met for the children at FloreSer,… Read more


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