ESPERO

Our school year has been finalized for 2019. We always have a closing ceremony for our deaf school, ESPERO to celebrate their accomplishments and encourage them to keep on working. This year we had graduates from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Next year...

Each Monday, during the month of August, our deaf students learned fundamental basketball skills. For many of them, this was their first experience playing any sport. They took their training very seriously and look forward to the next opportunity to learn more about basketball. Having...

Our school for the Deaf, ESPERO began its third year in February with 21 students; four of whom are first year students. Watching this community grow is very fulfilling and reminds us of the importance of this ministry. The majority of the students attend church...

Our deaf school, ESPERO is a challenging environment on a good day. Imagine yourself attempting to teach first and second grade curriculum to a deaf population that has no common language, no concept of reading and writing, and very little experience socially. Our teachers and...

ESPERO grows and expands When we began our school for deaf adults in February of 2017, we had to "beat the bushes" to find the nine students who made up our first class. This year we are almost overwhelmed with the response, mostly due to the...

The academic year for public schools in Honduras is February till November. Our school year for ESPERO will kick off on February 5th with a new group of first graders as well as our graduated class of first graders. The graduated first graders will cover...

Each year in September, Santa Rosa de Copán hosts a series of parades. In the US, parades are much less common, but in Honduras, parade season lasts two or three weeks. It all starts with a car show of around 40 very nice cars parading...

The word “Espero” in Spanish means I hope. We use it as the name of our school for the deaf. Not only does it mean I hope but it is also an acronym for Escuela de los Sordos para la Educación Regional de Occidente, or...