Before and After Esperanza Viva Children

The Old is Gone

José WAS neglected, malnourished, and severely abused by a family member. He was unable to speak due to his abuse and did not easily trust others. TODAY, José is an articulate, artistic, happy child.


Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

“Oooooh, yeah, a cheeseburger…” or “I can’t wait to see my daughter!” These, or some variations thereof, can be heard on nearly every short-term missions return trip to the United States. There is something about being away from our comforts, that makes us hunger for the things we left behind