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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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A Once Familiar Place

Samuel* walked around behind David* in the new space. “This will be your room, this is the living room . . .” David pointed each room out as they walked through the family-style apartment. Samuel arrived for the tour feeling defeated and frustrated. He lived at Rancho prior to entering  the Hope Education Program, where… Read more


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Seeing Everything Through Younger Eyes

Change and growth are inevitable parts of life. When partnering children’s homes welcome vulnerable children, they are hopeful for both change and growth. Recently, a partnering children’s home in Haiti experienced significant change. Three of the older boys entered the Hope Education Program and moved to a new space, with new faces. Around the same… Read more




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Empowered Caregivers Empower Children

Children are empowered when caregivers  lead by example, and model making needed change. This  is vital to providing care for vulnerable populations. It teaches taking initiative and having ownership over their lives.  Recently, sponsorship funds empowered caregivers at Rancho del Rey Children’s Home to lead exercise classes everyday after school. Together, they train in calisthenics,… Read more


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“I am Brave, I am Smart, I am Capable. . .”

“Repeat after me,” said Darlene Ruiz, Back2Back staff, into the microphone. “I am brave, I am smart, I am capable, I am a child of God.” The seven high school graduates repeated each affirmation after Darlene, while their families and a visiting mission team smiled on in encouragement. “Now, parents, take your child’s hands and… Read more


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“I feel confident. . .”

The three dentists review the files of each patient they would see  that day. New to the clinic, which serves vulnerable children and families, they wanted to be as prepared as possible before they saw each person. On this particular day, they treated a sibling set of four, who previously lived in a partnering children’s… 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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Putting Names to their Feelings

For nearly 25 years, Back2Back has pursued orphaned and vulnerable children holistically. In this way, when a child is cared for, every part of their growth matters – from how tall they grow, to their dental check-ups, therapy appointments, and extracurricular interests. Back2Back staff in Mazatlan have started hosting “extracurricular day” in pursuit of holistic… Read more


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