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The Q’eros Nation – The Last of the Incas

The Q’eros Nation – The Last of the Incas

A trip report by Elena Burr, Fund Development & Marketing Coordinator
About the Q’ero
The Q’eros Nation is made up of five communities in the Peruvian Andes, roughly 75 extremely rugged miles east of the nearest city, Paucartambo. An estimated 2,000 people call these communities home, the highest of which

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Ride for World Health to Support Our Work in Peru

Ride for World Health to Support Our Work in Peru

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

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Home and Hope for the Holidays

Home and Hope for the Holidays

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

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Esperança to Remodel Safe Haven for Pregnant Women in Peru

Esperança to Remodel Safe Haven for Pregnant Women in Peru

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

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Esperança’s CADEP Program Recognized

Esperança’s CADEP Program Recognized

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

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

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

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Welcome to the Warm House

Welcome to the Warm House

“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

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