Esperança

Something to Smile about

If you are a parent, you know that feeling of helplessness when your child is sick. For mothers in rural Nicaragua who are faced with economic struggles and a lack of available medical help, that feeling is compounded a hundred-fold.Jose’s mother knew that feeling the day her son was born […]

Read More
The Adventures of Ray Sachs and Mark Austerlitz

The Adventures of Ray Sachs and Mark Austerlitz

Ray Sachs and Mark Austerlitz are not just orthopedic surgeons, bridge players, and fundraisers; they are visionaries!“Orthopedic missions to the developing world are uncommon because orthopedic equipment is so expensive. Equipping a ream of volunteer orthopedic surgeons requires a great deal of money and a lot of complex transport,” according […]

Read More
The gift of one father to his Family

The gift of one father to his Family

In the small community of Colón Abajo, nestled within the Department of Jinotega in central Nicaragua, the climate is warm and dry, often referred to as “The Dry Zone.” This harsh environment makes it difficult to grow crops. Locals refer to the dry winter months as “La estación de la […]

Read More