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PERU

History

Pro Mujer in Peru began operations in 1999 in Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca by building upon the knowledge and lessons learned in Bolivia and Nicaragua. Pro Mujer began offering clients credit in April of 2000 and achieved self-sustainability by the end of 2002. Since then Pro Mujer in Peru has continued to grow and serve and empower poor women throughout the country.

Financial and Health Indicators

CURRENT FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IN PERU
Indicator As of March 2014
Number of Clients 61,149
Average Loan Balance per Borrower $458
Number of Communal Banks 7,202
Gross Portfolio (in $US millions) $28.0
Number of Neighborhood Centers 41
Number of Staff Members 435
 
HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED IN PERU
Health Indicators YTD March 2014
Pap Smear Examinations 3,215
Breast Examinations 3,363
Chronic Illness Screenings
Diabetes Tests 2,686
Blood Pressure Exam 11,565
Body Mass Index BMI 10,982
Social well-being and family planning counseling 9,465
Medical Consultations
Gynecological Consultations 1,407
Medical Consultations 958
Child Growth Monitoring 146
Dental Services 1,151
Pre-Natal Consultations 158
Total Services Provided 46,633
 

Map and Center Locations

 

Client story

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