ESPEROS is a social business built to provide a solution to a problem we don’t feel is being adequately addressed: why poor children in developing countries lack access to an education. After more than a month of discussion and brainstorming, fueled by what was almost certainly an excessive amount of coffee-drinking (whoops!), we decided to sell backpacks and donate a portion of the proceeds to help send children to school.
To reach the greatest number of children possible, we send 50% of our
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