Bringing Hope
Providing Health
Transforming Communities

Donate Medical Supplies

Each year, Esperança distributes millions in donated medical supplies and equipment to needy families in Arizona and Nicaragua.

Volunteers Needed

Join us every Tuesday to prep, cook and package 200 meals for seniors in our community.

Bringing Q’eros Culture to Your Home

Bring home a piece of Peru by purchasing a gorgeous, handmade item from our gift shop. The best part? 100% of every purchase goes back to support health initiatives in the remote Andean villages of the Q’ero people.



In order to better work toward health equity for everyone, Esperança’s model is to partner with an in-country NGO who understands the unique needs of their community. Each partnership is thoroughly vetted and the programs are customized to match their needs. Click on a country to learn more!

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Submitted by Kathleen Duncan, Board of Directors In 2016 I started a program called ‘Educarte’ to provide young people in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico with a path out of poverty through education. This program is rooted in my very strong belief that where a child starts in life should not determine […]


Community-Centered Care The core of Esperança’s programs is centered around community 100% of the time, and as such we must adapt as community needs change. This not only applies to Esperança’s health education classes or surgical trips but the medical supply donation program as well. Esperança acts as a bridge […]


My name is Elena Gonzalez, and I am Esperança’s first Nutrition Coach. I am thrilled to be a part of the Esperança team leading our new Nutrition Coaching Program! I am passionate about building client-centered relationships and improving my client’s outlook on food and the impact it has on health. […]


Submitted by: Anna Carolina Ortiz, MPH, Global Health & Development Director This holiday is particularly special to me because many of my loved ones have dedicated their lives to a career in nursing, including my mom. She recently retired from a 33-year career in nursing, celebrating service to hundreds of […]


By Maria Valenzuela, Senior Program Director Día de las Madres is celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries every year on May 10th. Next to Christmas day, May 10th is the second most celebrated holiday by Latinos. Growing up with Mexican roots, May 10th was a day most of us […]


World Immunization Week, which is observed annually in the last week of April, brings together partners from all over the world to promote the use of immunizations that protect people of all ages against disease. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have chosen the […]