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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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“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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Celebrating Like Children

“I never got to experience anything like this when I was a child,” a mom in the Strong Families Program said, smiling to Back2Back staff. The families were heading home from the community center after a day of carnival fun.  Day of the Child is a Mexican holiday held in April. Traditionally, local volunteers gather… Read more


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Classroom in a Garbage Truck

The Strong Families Program in India has allowed staff to witness the dedication of the students who are given fresh opportunities to pursue their educational dreams. Even when school went virtual for the students, they remained focused on their studies and asked for helping when it was needed. Adya*, a young girl in the program,… Read more


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Empowered with Confidence

The aroma in the slums is strong. Daily, men faithfully show up to sort through remnants of leftovers and recyclable materials, taking their job seriously. It’s with this work they care for their families – the sorting and piling, and like any job, there are advantages and disadvantages. To abate the smell of what they’re… Read more



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From Surviving to Flourishing

The Canaan community, across the busy stretch of highway from the Back2Back Haiti campus, has long received the fruits of relief efforts and donations. When the land was first purchased, staff dreamt of a day when they would work alongside families in the community and establish relationships and sustainability. Today, this vision is a reality…. Read more


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Back Together, Again

“They’ve forgotten how to be kids.” It was an assessment made by Back2Back’s staff psychologist, Lili, as she and other staff members watched the children and teens reorient themselves recently to the community centers. It has been almost a year since schools were shut down and all students in Cancun transitioned to virtual learning. “They… Read more


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Fostering Connection One Day at a Time

Maintaining connection between children and families is a top priority for Back2Back staff all over the world. Lockdowns, safely distancing, and potential hiccups with internet connections haven’t always made it easy. However, the staff is not easily kept down. As the holidays approached, the desire to remain connected grew stronger in Cancun, and Jenn Holden,… Read more


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A Tenacity to Learn

Deepa* reviewed the lined paper in front of her carefully. It was the second draft of a letter to her sponsor, and the first one she had written in English on her own. Deepa, along with her brother, Tanay* are two children in the Strong Families Program in India  who have shown great growth and… Read more


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