Esperança
Staying Home-bound and Humble

Staying Home-bound and Humble

By Xochtil Wilson, Family Programs Manager In this time of uncertainty, we may be rushing out to buy toilet paper, paper towels, and some type of sanitizing solution. But in this chaotic haste are we forgetting to stay mindful and kind to those around us? Generosity may not be giving […]

Read More
March 24th – American Diabetes Alert Day

March 24th – American Diabetes Alert Day

By Jeri Royce, President & CEO There is much uncertainty and concern in our world today about COVID-19. One thing we are not uncertain about is the impact and seriousness of diabetes on the American public broadly, and specifically on the communities in which Esperança serves. Diabetes impacts approximately 34.2 […]

Read More
Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

In 2010, after six years of experience in the nursing field, Carolyn Huang graduated with a Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She quickly found a job pursuing her passion for healthcare at a pain management facility in Fort Mojave, AZ. Unfortunately for Carolyn, a pre-existing condition was about […]

Read More
Making Mental Health a Priority in Bolivia

Making Mental Health a Priority in Bolivia

Jesús Cáceres is a teacher who for several years has been the director of his unit at the Eustaquio Mendez High School in Tarija, Bolivia.A father himself, Jesús understands how important teenage years are to mental development, and recognized the unhealthy signs taking root at his school.“It was an issue […]

Read More
Esperança’s COVID-19 Update

Esperança’s COVID-19 Update

An update from Esperança President & CEO, Jeri Royce Dear Friends of Esperança, As in other cases when concerning world events are swirling around us, I feel compelled to reach out to all our stakeholders including donors, partners, community members, staff, volunteers and others who support Esperança in making our […]

Read More
Q’eros Nation – Preserving a Culture

Q’eros Nation – Preserving a Culture

Submitted by CADEP. Q’eros Nation is made up of five villages located more than 15,000 feet above sea level, a town with a lot of history, tradition, religious custom and culture; its community is engaged in agricultural cultivation, animals such as alpacas, sheep, cuy and hen. In the Q’ero community […]

Read More
Imelda is a Survivor. Now, She Has Her Dignity Back.

Imelda is a Survivor. Now, She Has Her Dignity Back.

Imelda is a vibrant, cheerful senior. Other than using a walker to get around Casa Pedro Ruiz Senior Center, you would guess that she is a perfectly healthy elderly woman. But in reality, Imelda is a survivor. A survivor of both ovarian and skin cancer. Most recently, she is a […]

Read More
San Diego Club Raises $18,000 for Medical Mission

San Diego Club Raises $18,000 for Medical Mission

*re-posted from the ACBL February Bulletin* By Maritha Pottenger, ACBL The San Diego bridge community has been extremely generous over the last eight years in supporting the medical missions of Ray Sachs, an orthopedic surgeon. In 2019, we raised a record amount, over $18,000, bringing the eight-year total to between […]

Read More