Birthdays had always been painful for 11-year old Blanca, a difficult reminder of the family she missed. This year, Blanca’s 12th birthday arrived with a bang when Back2Back staff and friends gathered to celebrate her in a big way, reminding her she is valued and loved.
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.
Joy can be found in the simplest of exchanges. The girls we serve in Hyderabad, India have begun to connect with girls from a nearby village.
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.
The children from Rukuba Children’s Home in Jos, Nigeria were overjoyed for a chance to see an airplane in person for the first time. “This trip is just one of many regularly scheduled field trips, designed to foster educational and social growth,” explains Back2Back Nigeria Director, Daniel Asama. The children had received special permission to… Read more
As children, we “practice” interacting socially with others, and with society every day. Our world naturally expands as we join sports teams, perform at recitals and plays, meet extended family and travel on vacation.