Project Esperanza

Project Esperanza is a non-profit organization that began as and remains a Virginia Tech student organization. Project Esperanza serves to connect the Blacksburg, Virginia community and the Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic community through service. Our programs are designed to work toward breaking the cycle of poverty present among the lower social classes in these two communities, as well toward breaking the cycle of apathy present among the upper classes.

2014 camp

2014 camp
Photo from Progress Report '2014-2015 Scholarships' (view small | med | large | orig)

Jon and Kerenchy

Jon and Kerenchy
Photo from Progress Report '2014-2015 Scholarships' (view small | med | large | orig)

students & volunteers

students & volunteers
Students pose with a group of volunteers from Virginia Tech who led them in a few activities. (view small | med | large | orig)

teacher training 2011

teacher training 2011
Teachers pose together after finishing a week of teachers' workshops. (view small | med | large | orig)

Help Us Purchase a School Building

Help Us Purchase a School Building
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