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The Gift of Education: A Bright Future

The Gift of Education: A Bright Future

Submitted by Kathleen Duncan, Esperança Board member & Educarte FounderDuring the holidays I get many messages from wonderful people wanting to do something special for the students we support in our Educarte program in Mexico. During our first few years the Educarte team was able to host a special Holiday […]

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Finding Community for Children with Special Needs

Finding Community for Children with Special Needs

When Eliu’s mom discovered the Esperança sponsored special needs program in Rocky Point, Mexico, she was hesitant. How could anyone understand Eliu’s needs as well as her..? Eliu was born with Pierre Robin syndrome, an underdeveloped jaw that causes difficulty breathing. He wears a “necklace” as his family calls it, […]

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Health is Being Solar-Powered in the Peruvian Andes

Health is Being Solar-Powered in the Peruvian Andes

Martin Quispe Paucar and his wife Felipa have four beautiful children: Joel, Yefre, Yanit, and Herlinda. The family belongs to the Q’eros Nation of Peru, an indigenous Quechua group known as the last living descendants of the Incas. They live a humble life, one of hard work dedicated to breeding […]

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Lo que debes saber sobre El Día de Muertos

Lo que debes saber sobre El Día de Muertos

Autor: Jazmin Hernandez, Educadora de Salud Primero y dos de noviembre el día de los fieles difuntos y de todos los santos, se recuerda y honra la memoria de quienes ya no se encuentran en esta vida, estas celebraciones se festejan en varios países de Latinoamérica como lo son Perú, […]

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What you should know about El Día de Muertos

What you should know about El Día de Muertos

Submitted by Jazmin Hernandez, Community Health Educator Lead Trainer El Día de Muertos | The Day of the Dead November 1-2, 2022 is the day of the faithful departed and of all the saints, the memory of those who are no longer in this life are remembered and honored. These […]

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Octubre: el mes de Concientización sobre el Cáncer de Mama

Octubre: el mes de Concientización sobre el Cáncer de Mama

Autor: Jazmin Hernandez, Educadora de Salud en EsperançaOctubre el mes rosa, ¿y por que nos referimos a este color cuando llega este mes?, ¿y por qué organizaciones globales con tanta influencia como NFL, cadenas televisivas y medios masivos se unen a esta campaña año tras año?, pues muy simple decirlo […]

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Submitted by: Jazmin Hernandez, Community Health Educator Lead Trainer Pink is abundant every October, but why do we promote this color when this month arrives? And why do global organizations with as much influence as the NFL, television networks and mass media join this campaign year after year? Very simply, […]

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María is Combatting Malnutrition with Nature’s Medicine

María is Combatting Malnutrition with Nature’s Medicine

A Miracle Child When your baby is sick, you feel so helpless. You just pray that somehow the fever will break, their energy will return, and their pained cries will turn to coos. María felt this anxiety all too often. She is a small-scale farmers in rural Bolivia. After years […]

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Great.com interviews Esperança About Transforming Lives Around the World

Great.com interviews Esperança About Transforming Lives Around the World

Danielle Riberio from Great.com interviewed Esperança as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. Bringing Hope and Providing Health Developing countries already […]

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Meet Sandra, a diabetes warrior

Meet Sandra, a diabetes warrior

Sandra entered the hospital to deliver her second child full of hope. She had been eagerly awaiting the expansion of her beautiful family. She never could have anticipated the bittersweet feeling she left with that day… Sandra was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects […]

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