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Black Friday, Cyber Monday… #GivingTuesday!

Black Friday, Cyber Monday… #GivingTuesday!

We have a day for sharing gratitude and two days for shopping and sales for the holidays. Now there is a day for giving back!What is #GivingTuesday?#GivingTuesday was created to kick off the holiday season with a simple concept: “a day that encourages people to do good”. The 10th annual […]

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Diabetes | Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, & More

Diabetes | Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, & More

According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, an estimated 1.4 million people aged 18 and older were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2019. It is important to promote awareness about this disease and make it clear that, although there are some non-modifiable factors such as age, ethnicity, and […]

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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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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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