November 21, 2016

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, communi...

November 12, 2016

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 psycholo...

October 27, 2016

Since we published our project outline, Espere has talked with a number of organizations and individuals that are interested responding to Hurricane Matthew’s devastation, and the challenges to mental health that result.

We are happy to say that we are in the process of...

October 13, 2016

Espere Mental Health Hurricane Response:

Long-term relief in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

Project Description

Objective and Need for Assistance:

Hurricane Matthew was a Category Four hurricane that crossed Haiti’s southwestern peninsula on Tuesday, October 4th and was the...

October 11, 2016

During the needs assessment visit to Les Cayes, conducted by Espere two days after Hurricane Matthew, one of our team members was able to mediate a disaster mental health support group for a group of adolescent girls. Through our partnership with Little Footprints Big...

October 11, 2016

Thanks to donations immediately after the hurricane, Espere team members were able to stock the organization's SUV with food and water and travel to Les Cayes; one of the most populated areas hit critically by Hurricane Matthew. We were not sure that the car would be a...