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Welcome to our space of storytelling and reflection. Step into stories of provision, education, and dreams fulfilled. We invite you to discover rural life in the Dominican Republic and experience the beauty of life lived in community with one another.

Esperanza cannot be cancelled: Virtual trainings

Esperanza cannot be cancelled: Virtual trainings

February 15, 2021 | Enrique Cuesta

COVID forced the world to pivot, leading Esperanza to launch virtual trainings to equip our associates. Out of unexpected change, we have seen renewed hope and growth.

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Nicole Rene: Living out her dreams under her own roof

Nicole Rene: Living out her dreams under her own roof

February 01, 2021 | Melinda Clark

Arriving in the Dominican as a Haitian immigrant, Nicole was full of dreams for her family but started married life under a borrowed roof. Because of you, her life is transformed.

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Ana: Fish Became the Channel for Community Impact

Ana: Fish Became the Channel for Community Impact

December 20, 2020 | Melinda Clark

Ana’s fascination with fish as a girl ultimately led her to become a change agent in her community.

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Help us reach a match of $10,000 by donating through the Cauze App!

Help us reach a match of $10,000 by donating through the Cauze App!

November 17, 2020 | Ashley Howard

Cauze has committed to match every dollar given for Esperanza’s associates up to $10,000 through the end of the year.

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Celebrating Our Fellows (we’re thankful to have them!)

Celebrating Our Fellows (we’re thankful to have them!)

August 17, 2020 | Melinda Clark, Alba Lainez

Esperanza enjoys the unique privilege of welcoming a Fellow every year through a partnership that impacts young professionals and strengthens our programs. Celebrate the impact with us!

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Esperanza: Living with Hope During COVID-19

Esperanza: Living with Hope During COVID-19

June 25, 2020 | Melinda Clark

In the pandemic, Esperanza is working to provide immediate relief and planning for long-term recovery.

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Fresh Dreams for the Next Generation

Fresh Dreams for the Next Generation

March 30, 2020 | Felipe Fuke

An Esperanza intern describes the profound impact microfinance has on the next generation of Dominicans

 

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Yvrose’s Sure Foundation

Yvrose’s Sure Foundation

March 02, 2020 | Kyle Hepting

An intern’s experience transforms his understanding of Psalm 91, poverty, and what genuine stability looks like.

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A NEW HOPE 

A NEW HOPE 

June 11, 2019 | Will Beasley

Thoughts of New Esperanza Associates

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Taylor’s Esperanza Trip

Taylor’s Esperanza Trip

May 17, 2019 | Taylor Mason

My 5 Days of “Doing Good” Trip

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