If you read no farther than this first paragraph, know these two things. First, ministry to vulnerable and orphaned children and their families is really hard, but we are not going anywhere. Second, it takes a tremendous amount of resources to provide holistic care and every little bit counts.
BlogBe 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.
On Saturday, November 8th, over 1,000 individuals shared an evening to collectively celebrate a story bigger than themselves: one of God’s redemptive work in the lives of children around the world. A Night of Hope was more than a banquet – it was a gathering of old and new friends each invested in ways to… Read more
Since 2007, Back2Back has worked to solidify and expand educational opportunities for the children we serve in Nigeria. Staff explore every possible avenue to fill in the gaps in the children’s academic foundation, offering a spectrum of educational services from tutoring to private school and everything in between.
God is working in beautifully powerful ways. In May 2013, Aurora, age 12, and Elisa, age 10, came to live at the San Jose Children’s Home. Their mom, Wendi, had been struggling with depression and alcoholism. Wendi recognized she was no longer in a place where she could provide a safe, loving home to her girls so she brought them to San Jose.
Four years ago, 10-year-old Jeny wakes up, helps her mom, Oti, with her six younger siblings, and heads out the door to wash car windows to earn money for her family.