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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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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What if today is the day you were born for?

What if today is the day you were born for?

January 29, 2016 | Esperanza

Lucia has been an associate with Esperanza for 7 years in Batey Palo Bonito outside of La Romana. She sells accessories, undergarments, lotions, deodorant, and sandals. She began with a small loan of $8,000 pesos (about $175 US dollars)  and has grown that amount to her current loan of RD $40,000 (nearly $900 US).

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