Jean is a hard-working, devoted 29-year old husband and father with a smile that can light up a room. From the first moment our volunteer mental health specialists met him, they could tell that this was a man full of potential to do great things for his family, community, and country. However, Jean found himself facing what felt like another seemingly insurmountable obstacle in his life that has made his future dreams seem impossible. He prided himself on his welding prowess.
#GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a global day of giving back and doing good for others. In the same way that Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday kicks off the giving season. Since the day started in 2012, it has grown dramatically each year, with a total of almost $117 million raised in 2015, over twice as much as 2014. All signs indicate that its growth will continue in 2016. This year, Espere is excited to announce that w
Thanks to all your support, we have had six of our team members this week working in a camp outside of Les Cayes where they estimate 200-300 people are now living after being left homeless from Hurricane Matthew. The stories are heart-breaking, but our team of psychologists and community mental health workers are working relentlessly to help the survivors find a little more hope. Espere's work in Les Cayes will continue over the coming weeks and months, and we look forward to