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The $3 donation that brought me to tears…

The $3 donation that brought me to tears…

Submitted by Kathleen Duncan, Founder of Educarte and Board Member of EsperançaA few months ago when I was in Mexico I received one of the smallest individual donations in our history. It was also the most meaningful and heart-warming donation I have ever received. In fact, it brought me to […]

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Give it a Try: Building a Foundation for Education

Give it a Try: Building a Foundation for Education

Submitted by Kathleen Duncan, Esperança Board Member & Founder of EducarteI first saw this quote back in 2012 when I had begun to think more seriously about trying to make a significant commitment to helping kids in need in Rocky Point.  At that time I spoke little Spanish, had very […]

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Meet Puerto Peñasco’s Future Doctor!

Meet Puerto Peñasco’s Future Doctor!

When Jackson entered the Educarte program two years ago, he was desperate to keep his dreams of becoming a doctor alive.Although he was adopted by a loving family in Puerto Peñasco when he was 15, Jackson’s early life was filled with a great deal of trauma and very little stability. […]

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Support Beyond the Diagnosis

Support Beyond the Diagnosis

Yulissa González is a 15-year-old girl from Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. She enjoys dancing, is a natural leader and has a dream to be a teacher. Everyone who knows her falls in love with her. She’s talkative, vivacious and works hard to do well at everything she is involved in. Yulissa […]

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What Broke Your Heart?

What Broke Your Heart?

Submitted by: Kathleen Duncan, Esperança Board member & Founder of Educarte In March of 2019 I had the tremendous privilege of spending time with a hero of mine who Oprah named her “all-time favorite guest”. Dr. Terarai Trent is an amazing woman who managed to escape a life of poverty […]

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This Holiday Season Consider the Gift of Education

This Holiday Season Consider the Gift of Education

During the holidays we receive many messages from wonderful people wanting to do something special for the kids we support in Puerto Penasco. During our first few years the local team was able to host a Holiday celebration for all the students. It was fun and so helpful to have […]

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The Pandemic Can’t Stop Progress: Education Goes on in Puerto Peñasco

The Pandemic Can’t Stop Progress: Education Goes on in Puerto Peñasco

The closure of schools in Mexico due to the pandemic has hindered the education of children and young people; many low-income families lacking the internet and technology needed for online classes. Esperança’s indigenous partner, Educarte AIM Mexico, seeks to open more homework centers so that more children can continue with […]

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A holiday gift that lasts a lifetime: Education

A holiday gift that lasts a lifetime: Education

Submitted by: Kathleen Duncan, Founder, Educarte During the holidays I am typically overwhelmed with messages from wonderful people wanting to purchase gifts or organize a party for the young people we support in Mexico. I truly love and appreciate that so many want to help make the holidays special for […]

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