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 […]
Student Faced with Dropping Out of High School Graduates with Civil Engineering Degree
Submitted by Kathleen Duncan, Board of Directors In 2016 I started a program called ‘Educarte’ to provide young people in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico with a path out of poverty through education. This program is rooted in my very strong belief that where a child starts in life should not determine […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]