Watching your baby take her first step. Hearing her say “mama.” Few of life’s joys compare to seeing your child reach these early milestones. But a lack of food all but robbed Márcia and her triplets of these simple pleasures. Márcia’s girls were nearly a year old when our partner […]
Have you heard about Esperança’s new partnership in Mexico?
Esperança began serving in Puerto Peñasco (more commonly known as Rocky Point), Mexico in October of 2020. Through a local partnership we work to bridge the gap in access to quality education for local youth.
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.
WHERE WE WORK
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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Can you imagine growing a garden at 14,000 feet? That’s over two and a half times as high as the elevation of Denver, Colorado. At that altitude, Bernabe and Rosa of Chuachua, Peru were struggling to raise alpacas and grow enough potatoes to feed their family of eight. Mountain growing […]
When Gilberto woke up from the car accident, the doctors had terrible news. The 19-year-old would struggle to talk — and would never walk again. His head trauma was just too severe. It would have been easy for Gilberto to give up. To let creeping despair take root in his […]
(PHOENIX – September 15, 2022) – Over 250 people attended A Night with Esperança on September 15th in support of Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to improving health for families in Arizona and around the world. The cocktail hour, which took place at the Heard Museum, raised more than $150,000 […]
Chronic Malnutrition in Rural BoliviaIn Bolivia, 16% of children under the age of 5 struggle with chronic malnutrition, a condition that develops when they do not eat the correct balance of nutrients in the first 1,000 days of life. Both brain and body growth failure can occur, also called “stunted […]
August is Civic Health Month, a time when we highlight the importance of engaged voters to shape the health of their communities – the places where they live, work, learn and play. What does civic health mean?Civic health emphasizes the importance of a community harnessing their voting power to address issues […]