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 […]
Cinthya is a beautiful 13-year-old girl from the community of Ccochua, Apurimac, Peru. Despite the fact that she cannot walk or talk, she is a happy child whose family loves her dearly.
Cinthya’s hometown of Ccochua sits at approximately 10,600 feet in the Andes mountains. Ccochua is rich in fertile
Esperança has been selected as a recipient of 2016 Ride for World Health, a 3300 miles cycling journey from Huntington Beach, CA to Washington, D.C.
The mission of Ride for World Health is to create a more functional, effective, resourceful health system in low and middle income countries through training
This year will be the very first time this family will wake up in a safe, warm, comfortable home.
Aldo and Zulma live in Peru – but for them every day is a day of giving thanks – because this year, a friend like you gave them an amazing gift: A NEW
A group of 11 travelers includes donors, doctors and Esperança staff traveled to Peru May 16-24. The travel team had a very successful trip and enjoyed meeting with program partners to discuss the new surgical program. They are hoping to schedule their first medical mission trip in the coming months!
This year’s donor trip is set for May 16-24 in Peru. Our group of 11 travelers includes board members, donors, doctors and Esperança staff. While on the ground, our travel team will take part in a kick off meeting for the surgical program and visit a few agricultural projects. We
The House of Waiting, in Haquira, Peru. The facility has been providing women in the latter stages of pregnancy with a safe place to come for the last 17 years, but the dilapidated home is in desperate need of remodeling.
Local health outposts provide basic medical care to Peruvian
Esperança’s program partner CADEP in Peru was recently nominated for an award for its ecological housing program in the COP 20, which is a United Nations sponsored Climate Conference that took place in Lima. They received 400 applications and CADEP ranked 7th overall!
The CADEP Program that Esperança supports provides
When you go home for the holidays it is easy to say “Turn up the heat.”
You don’t think much of that when winter comes to your to your community and you want to be comfortable in your home. In, fact it is the norm that everyone has heat is
“Home is where the heart is.” This saying is true across all cultures and nations. In the Peruvian highlands south of Cusco this saying stands true, but there are real dangers for families in their homes. Traditional housing that has been used for hundreds of years has been the staple