Esperança
Celebrating 52 years of service for Esperança’s Peruvian partner, CADEP

Celebrating 52 years of service for Esperança’s Peruvian partner, CADEP

Submitted by Adriana Farquharson, International Program Coordinator Centro Andino de Educación y Promoción José María Arguedas (CADEP JMA) serves the Cusco and Apurímac regions of Peru, committed to strengthening and empowering indigenous Quechua populations. In every area of service to this vulnerable population CADEP exhibits equity, creativity, and justice. They […]

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August 9th – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9th – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Submitted by Anna Ortiz, International Program DirectorIndigenous peoples have been bearers and protectors of social, cultural, economic and political elements and traditions. However, due to globalization, capitalism, climate change, and other modern social forces, indigenous people’s rights, lands, and contributions have been repeatedly violated and undermined. International Day of the […]

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Los amigos, un sistema de apoyo importante para nuestra vida

Los amigos, un sistema de apoyo importante para nuestra vida

Por Valeria Lopez, Educador Comunitario de Salud Hace un par de semanas me encontraba triste y sin ganas de levantarme de la cama, ya que días atrás me había enfrentado a la noticia de que alguien demasiado importante para mí no se encontraba muy bien de salud. Claramente no había […]

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COVID-19: Same Ocean…Different Boats

COVID-19: Same Ocean…Different Boats

Submitted by Jeri Royce, President & CEOWorldwide – we are all in the ocean of COVID-19. However, we are definitely not in the same boat. We are each in our own boat determined by where we live, how much money we have, our race and ethnicity, our age, employment status, […]

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Jose Needed Someone to Lean On, and Esperança Delivered

Jose Needed Someone to Lean On, and Esperança Delivered

Submitted by Valeria Lopez, Community Health EducatorAlthough we changed our classes to virtual and remain in constant interaction with our community, we do not get to have short conversations with participants after class as we would in-person. However, it was this week that I received a call from Jose, one […]

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The Surgery That Allowed Luz to Follow Her Dreams

The Surgery That Allowed Luz to Follow Her Dreams

Luz Marina Vargas, 25, lives in Abancay, a Peruvian city deep in the Eternal Springtime Valley. Luz shares a humble home and happy life with her newlywed husband, Alberto.She finds joy in baking all types of desserts, snacks, and cakes to give to her friends and neighbors. Luz is known […]

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Legacy Gifts: How to Leave a Gift to Charity

Legacy Gifts: How to Leave a Gift to Charity

You do not have to be a millionaire or billionaire to give money to charity. A government survey indicated that the lower-income donate more per capita than those in higher salary ranges.Many people choose to create a legacy gift to a charity such as Esperança. In fact, GivingUSA reported that in 2018, at […]

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