Esperança

Hope for Healing Teams

Service at the small group level. An exciting, profound approach that’s bringing worldwide service . . . home to you. Now you can give your small group a hands-on, unique opportunity to serve the poor and learn firsthand about the world of social justice like never before. If you don’t

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The number one concern… Water

Blanca lives in a small village in Nicaragua and, unlike most of us, her number one concern is clean water. Her village in Nicaragua is nowhere near a water treatment plant, water services and indoor plumbing. The only stable source of drinking water comes from a small river miles

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Christmas Angel’s Needed

Unfortunately the holidays can be a tough time for Valley families struggling to make ends meet. That’s why Esperança is coordinating a Christmas Angel program to make sure low-income families have gifts for the holidays.
Companies, churches, clubs, professional organizations, youth teams and individuals can sponsor a family.

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Volcano Erupts in Nicaragua

The San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua erupted earlier this month and is located near one of our projects.  The good news is everyone is safe and the town didn’t suffer any direct damage.  As part of our on-going efforts, we are gathering medical supplies to ship and re-stock the clinic. 

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New partnership with HopeVault

Esperança is the first Arizona nonprofit organization to partner  with HopeVault, an innovative online community where global efforts have a real opportunity to connect with new donors. HopeVault holds organizations and donors to a higher standard of safety, accountability and transparency to ensure that the donor’s dollar makes a

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Stu and Mary’s volunteer experience in Bolivia

Mary Menacker and Stu Brackney are Esperanca donors who traveled with one of our surgical mission teams in July. This blog post brings you the story of their volunteer experience in Bolivia.
 
You may have wondered, as we did – how exactly does a volunteer surgical team provide their

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The Real Danger In Africa…Disease

When Moises contracted cholera, he was terrified. Over the years he had watched family, friends and neighbors die from this deadly disease that accompanies the yearly monsoon flooding. Moises was now in his mid-50’s, considered elderly in a community where the average life expectancy is only 50, and he had

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