Esperanza! A Woman's Hope, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity committed toward serving battered women who are moving forward with their lives. This organization focuses on economically empowering survivors of domestic violence through funding assistance for job skills upgrade.
A Prelude to Hope: Comments on the Cycle of Abuse
You Deserve the Best! Make Safe and Responsible Choices for Yourself, Your Children, and Your Future!
Irrespective of city or zip code, domestic violence affects neighborhoods and communities throughout our nation. In spite of comprehensive services offered by shelters and legislation to protect victims, many battered women return to their abusers out of fear and uncertainty arising from economic need.
Once free from abusive environments and on their own, victim-survivors confined to minimum-waged jobs often find themselves unable to generate income sufficient to guarantee timely bill payments, adequate child care, and the customary day-to-day services that most of us take for granted.
Financial vulnerability can quickly lead to emotional vulnerability. A former victim's focus on starting over may erode to such an extent that she becomes strongly tempted to return to the very situation which threatened not only her own well-being, but that of her children as well.
These become issues not merely of personal safety, but may ultimately escalate to matters of life and death (or physical impairment and permanent disability at the very least). Many women in these circumstances slip through the cracks, only to return to their abusers in reaction to the economic hardship imposed by inadequate job skills training when competing in today's highly demanding career market.
The majority of these situations can be remedied when women facing such circumstances are offered hope amidst desperation. When battered women develop viable alternatives fostering a sense of self-confidence, self-respect, and hope, then something significant occurs within their lives: Survivors in transition discover that they have journeyed toward empowered survivorship, guaranteeing increased Hope for themselves, their children and the communities in which they reside.
Esperanza! A Woman's Hope, through scholarship funding, seeks to economically empower survivors of domestic violence who are returning to school for job skills upgrade. Career tracks with healthy outlooks provide financial security for survivors, resulting in secure and enriched lives for their children, as well.
SPEAKING: We are available to speak on issues specific to domestic violence, self-empowerment, resilience, and overcoming adversity to your group or organization. To schedule a speaking engagement, please see below contact information.
Mail In Option
When mailing your donation, please print and complete this Donation Form, along with your check or money order, and mail to:
Esperanza! A Woman's Hope
PO Box 384
Lovejoy, GA 30250-0384