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Welcome to our space of storytelling and reflection on work which equips and cultivates hope. Step into stories of provision, education, and dreams fulfilled as Associates move from material poverty to lives marked by dignity restored. We invite you to discover the details of rural life in the Dominican Republic and experience the beauty of life lived in community with one another.

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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Meet Esperanza’s 2019 Fellow & Interns!

Meet Esperanza’s 2019 Fellow & Interns!

April 22, 2019 | Esperanza International

We are thrilled to introduce you to our 2019-2020 Moritz Fellow and our two summer interns!

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Women’s Health – A Life Saving Endeavor

Women’s Health – A Life Saving Endeavor

October 31, 2018 | Esperanza International

According to Ben Wolford, a Newsweek journalist, “cervical cancer is a disease of poverty.” Woldford’s article reveals that cervical cancer affects over half a million women worldwide each year and that 85% of these cases occur in developing countries such as the Dominican Republic. Additionally, the International Agency for Research on Cancer indicates that cervical cancer has the second highest mortality rate of all cancers affecting women in Dominican Republic....

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North Texas Giving Day Q&A

North Texas Giving Day Q&A

September 11, 2018 | Esperanza International

North Texas Giving Day is around the corner and we ask you as a member of the Esperanza community to partner with us on September 20th to raise $5,000 for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Dominican Republic.

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Third Quarter Update

Third Quarter Update

July 25, 2018 | Matt Williams

Stay updated on Esperanza’s strategic goals for the third quarter

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Meet Esperanza’s 2018 Fellow and Interns!

Meet Esperanza’s 2018 Fellow and Interns!

June 18, 2018 | Esperanza International

We are thrilled to introduce you to our 2018-2019 Moritz Fellow and our three summer interns!

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Spiritual Integration

Spiritual Integration

September 23, 2017 | Esperanza International

As we focus on sustainable microfinance efforts along with supplementary health and education services, we recognize that this attends to the very important physical needs of the individuals we serve. Our belief however is that the spiritual component of every individual must also be prioritized and cared for.

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North Texas Giving Day Q&A

North Texas Giving Day Q&A

September 08, 2017 | Esperanza International

North Texas Giving Day is around the corner and we ask you as a member of the Esperanza community to partner with us on September 14th to raise $5,000 for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Dominican Republic.

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Health Education

Health Education

September 01, 2017 | Esperanza International

Health education and treatment against harmful diseases are readily available resources to our affluent, American communities. Digital platforms, school and classes, doctor visits, and even word of mouth are all means through which our society receives a plethora of information to help us guard self from unwanted illnesses.

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