Cultivating Global Citizens

Our Mission

Esperanza International cultivates global citizenship through
international service experiences in working toward a better world.

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Volunteer

Individual & Group

Everything you need to know about organizing a volunteer group or joining a group of independent volunteers.

Trip Preparation

What do I pack? Do I need to speak Spanish? Find answers to ALL your questions about preparing for your trip!

Travel Documents

Do I need my passport? Make sure you have the proper documents for entering and exiting México.

Volunteer Blogs

Follow along as Esperanza volunteers share their transformative learning immersion experience in Tijuana, México.

Volunteer Videos

What does it look like? Check out videos produced by our amazing Esperanza volunteers.

Esperanza Alumni

Have you visited Esperanza before? Join our thriving alumni community of like-minded individuals who hail from Atlanta to Australia!

Forms

Download your Medical & liablity forms here

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The Esperanza Impact

See how Esperanza has been changing lives for 33 years and counting...

1,015

Homes Built

Since 1990

51

Groups

in 2017

943

Volunteers

in 2017

3,700

2017 Volunteer Days

in the community

Our Sponsors

Save the Date!

Join us October 13th at Border X Brewing in Barrio Logan, San Diego

Grab a friend and join us for tacos and beer at Border X Brewing on October 13th from 4-7pm! Learn about Esperanza International and enjoy the Barrio Art Crawl. For more information contact Felicia Islas: felicia.islas@esperanzaint.org, (619)887-5102

Building Hope

Meet the family behind “Casa Mil’, the 1,000th Esperanza home

Before becoming involved with Fundación Esperanza de México, Carmen Cervantes lived with her three daughters and granddaughter in an unstable, one-room home in Tijuana made from scraps of wood haphazardly nailed together. The roof leaked and all five women shared a queen bed pushed together with a bunk bed. For 25 years, Carmen had been the sole caretaker of her two daughters and granddaughter, all who have severe special needs.

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