Back to School, by Mindy Webster, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

I don’t usually associate spring time with “back to school” time, but that’s what it’s been for our Monterrey staff!  We realized a need to be more educated on the psychological and emotional issues that the orphan child faces and had a desire to be more equipped to do something about it.  So this spring […]

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Building into the Future of a Student, by Kathy Couch »

Boys are rough, tough and have endless energy.  How do you deal with that in a 17 year-old young man?  Tae-kwon-do.  One young man in our Hope Program, Antonio, has found a great outlet through tae-kwon-do.  He is now in his second year of lessons and just passed his red belt, level one examination.  One […]

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Celebrating Milestones, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff »

Congratulations to our recent high school and college graduates! Through the Hope Education Program, Saul and Omar recently graduated from college, with Saul earning a law degree and Omar receiving a degree in Computer Systems.  Marcos, Katya and Perla graduated from high school.  Many of these students are the first in their family to attend and […]

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A Fresh Start: New Students Enter the Hope Education Program, by Kelly Velasco, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

Yesterday, we welcomed ten new teens into the Hope Education Program. Through the Hope Education Program, we offer students from children’s homes a way to continue their education when free public school ends at ninth grade. The students stay on the Back­2Back campus in homes with staff families (house parents), experiencing a healthy family life. […]

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Yo Soy Libre, by Kathy Couch, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

Before summer started here at Back2Back Mexico, we hosted a youth retreat for the teens that live on our campus through the Back2Back Hope Education Program. The theme was “Inner Healing.”  Several of our youth started praying and fasting for this event about two months before.  The testimonies that flowed from the retreat were incredible.  […]

We Want Him, by Cathy Huffer, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

“No! You can’t take him. WE WANT HIM,” were the words that came from the back of the bus. Three of the guys from the short-term mission group that we had taken to the Rio, had their arms around him and weren’t letting him go. Antonio, one of our Back2Back staff guys, had jumped on […]

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Cinco de Mayo Open House »

Thanks to all those who came out to our Cinco de Mayo Hope Program Open House last week! The students and staff from the Hope Program enjoyed getting a chance to meet with you! Here are a few pictures from the evening.

Hope Program Cooking Show, by Chelsie Puterbaugh, Back2Back US Staff »

Tuesday night, Back2Back hosted a Cinco de Mayo fundraiser at the Party Source in Newport, KY.  Two students from the Back2Back Hope Program* (more info on the program below), Sebastian and Oscar, gave a great cooking demonstration and food tasting for thirty-two guests!  All proceeds from the cooking show will go toward academic scholarships for […]

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Spa Night for Girls in Hope Program, by Jessica Biondo, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

Around Christmas time, some of my dear friends generously donated boxes full of delightfully girly products for the girls in the Back2Back Hope Education Program. The donation was originally for Christmas gifts, but the shipment was detained in Texas and did not arrive in Mexico until after Christmas had come and gone. Random thought: Isn’t […]

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