Esperança

Esperança is First Arizona Charity to Partner with Pledge4Good.com

PHOENIX, Ariz.  (Jan., 17, 2011)… Esperança is the first Arizona nonprofit organization to partner  with pledge4good.com, an innovative platform that lets individuals create a donation pledge tied to personal or professional goals. 
“Best of all, pledge4good lets you easily inform friends on Facebook, Twitter, and email as you set and then

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Esperanca Delivers Hope in the Form of Medical Supplies

Esperança annually ships a forty foot container filled with hundreds of boxes of medical and surgical supplies valued at over $1.5 million dollars. The container is sent to our trusted partners in Central or South America to be distributed to the local health clinics and hospitals, ultimately touching the lives

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Help Others with your New Year Resolutions!

As January begins, we wanted to let you know that you can harness your New Year’s Resolutions to help support our mission.
We are announcing a partnership with pledge4good.com, an innovative platform that lets you create a donation pledge tied to your New Year’s goal—for example, $2.00 per pound

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A “Worthy” Investment

Digna has over 16 chickens that lay over a dozen eggs daily. She makes a few dollars a day from selling the eggs and is the primary source for eggs in her community. Her dream is to eventually grow into a small poultry farm that provides jobs and an income

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That’s one big check!

While we are most well known for our international health work, we also do some amazing prevention and health education work in our local community. As we previously talked about in our blog, our local program’s excellence was recognized by Catholic Healthcare West when we received a grant for

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Surgical Mission Success: Seberina’s story

Dr. Diane Sklar is a gynecological surgeon based in San Francisco. She has dedicated her life to medical missions, and Esperança is only one of the organizations that she volunteers with on a regular basis. For many years, Dr. Sklar has travelled with a team to the Esperança medical mission

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Bolivian women given a better chance to fight off cancer

Dr. Sung Ho Lee and his team of four from New York returned from another successful gynecological mission with Esperança on December 9th.
Despite issues with customs at the Bolivian airport upon their arrival, they were able to operate on 16 women in just a few days who suffered from

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152 given the gift of sight in just 5 days

Ohio ophthamological surgeons, Dr. John Pajka and Dr. Brian Stahl, and their team of 7 returned to Tarija, Bolivia on November 12-19th, 2011 for their 4th surgical mission with Esperança.
There were hundreds of potential patients waiting on the first day. You could feel a sense of urgency and

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Catholic Healthcare West Grants $50,000 to Esperança for Healthcare Initiative with Latino Community At-Risk for Obesity-Related Diseases

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Catholic Healthcare West Grants $50,000 to Esperanca for Healthcare Initiative with Latino Community At-Risk for Obesity-Related Diseases
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Dec. 19, 2011)…Catholic Healthcare West has awarded grant funding in the amount of $50,000 to

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