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Volunteer Spotlight – Juan Ramirez

Volunteer Spotlight – Juan Ramirez

Juan Ramirez is a Biomedical Equipment Technician III with Phoenix Children’s Hospital. He has always had a passion for service, but was unsure how to best use his expertise in a volunteer fashion. That is, until he encountered Esperança! In 2017, Juan was invited to join Esperança on a trip […]

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El Día de los Abuelos

El Día de los Abuelos

Por Jazmin Hernandez, Educador Comunitario de SaludEn muchos países latinoamericanos esta celebración se realiza el 26 de julio.  En México, se celebra el 28 de agosto de cada año. En este día se conmemora la importancia que juega el rol de los abuelos dentro de la familia y de un […]

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Carlos is Starting on the Right Foot Post-Amputation

Carlos is Starting on the Right Foot Post-Amputation

In July, a local restaurant owner called Esperança, sharing the story of an employee, Carlos, who recently had his left leg amputated following diabetes-related complications. Carlos has no insurance and the prosthetic would cost him $25,000 out of pocket. Looking to help her employee clearly in pain and struggling to […]

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Building to Eat in Bolivia

Building to Eat in Bolivia

Elva Argota became a mother at 14 years old. Now 25, she and her young husband have three beautiful children aged 11, 9 and 4. Elva takes care of her family in a little house in the community of San Lorenzo, assisting her husband in masonry jobs to support their […]

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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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