Awards & Recognition

Pro Mujer in Nicaragua Receives Smart Campaign Certification

We are pleased to share an exciting announcement! Pro Mujer in Nicaragua is officially certified by the Smart Campaign, and is now part of fifty financial institutions to receive this prestigious certification. The Smart Campaign assessed our services for several months and we formally meet every one of their thirty indicators signifying strong consumer protection…
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Pro Mujer Named Beneficiary at Cannes Lions Festival

From a pool of over a million registered non-profits, our organization was selected for its impactful gender equality cause.   Every summer, the world’s most creative minds in advertising and communications gather on the French Riviera for the largest annual conference of its kind, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The winners’ stage, usually…
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Pro Mujer Mexico Celebrates Client Leadership with Workshops, Health Screenings and…Zumba!

Graciela Cortez Ordoñez faced many of the challenges shared by low-income women across Latin America—economic uncertainty, domestic strife and a sense of isolation. Graciela shared these experiences with a group of 300 of her peers during Pro Mujer’s annual Día de la Socia Líder (Client Leadership Day), which honors women who are Pro Mujer clients…
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Poverty Need Not Bar Women From Healthcare in Latin America

Pro Mujer is proud to announce that CEO Rosario Perez was selected by the Schwab Foundation as a 2014 Social Entrepreneur.  The announcement was made today, March 24, 2014. Ms. Perez was honored in recognition of Pro Mujer’s leadership in creating and implementing innovative health care solutions for poor women in Latin America. As one…
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Pro Mujer in Mexico Certified for Strong Client Protection Practices

Pro Mujer is very excited to share good news! Pro Mujer in Mexico became one of the first financial institutions in Latin America certified in Client Protection Principles. On October 1st, Pro Mujer Mexico was newly certified by the microfinance-rating agency MicroRate. To be certified, a lender must tailor its products to the needs of its…
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Pro Mujer Recognized as a 2012 FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards Finalist

On December 5th, the Financial Times and Citi held their inaugural Ingenuity Awards in NYC. This year’s theme, “Urban Ideas in Action,” recognized individuals and organizations that have developed innovative solutions to urban challenges in the fields of education, healthcare, energy and infrastructure. Submissions were received from 41 countries and Pro Mujer was recognized as…
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Better Business Bureau (BBB) Bestows its Accredited Charity Seal Upon Pro Mujer for Meeting All 20 of its "Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability"

We are pleased to announce that Pro Mujer recently became a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity Seal holder! The Seal is given to exceptional nonprofit organizations that meet all of the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability established by the BBB’s “Wise Giving” Alliance. This comprehensive set of standards covers several key areas including governance,…
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