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Pro Mujer commemorates 10th anniversary in Jujuy; celebrates renewed alliance with GSK

This week marks 10 years of service in the region of Jujuy, Argentina, and one of the ways we celebrated was to announce our renewed alliance with GSK. Together, Pro Mujer and GSK will join forces once again to tackle chronic diseases such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes, sexual and reproductive health, and breast and cervical…
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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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THE INSPIRED PHILANTHROPIST - DONORS VISIT NICARAGUA: A PHOTO JOURNAL

For a few days in February, three Pro Mujer major donors enjoyed an insightful visit to our programs in Nicaragua. Pro Mujer serves nearly 50,000 women in 14 Pro Mujer centers in Nicaragua, a country where 12 percent of the population lives on less than $1.25 a day. Our supporters — Sue Hagedorn, Amy Hagedorn,…
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MEET A STAR EMPLOYEE - DINA: TRANSFORMATION STARTS FROM WITHIN

If she had to describe Pro Mujer in one word, staff member Dina Lopez’s choice would be “transformation.” At age 35, the mother of one is the proud Pro Mujer manager of the Masaya region in Nicaragua, where she served almost 14,000 women last year. But Dina’s future didn’t always look this bright. As a…
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THE PRO MUJER WOMAN - GERTRUDIS: FAMILY CAPTAIN

To an outsider, Pro Mujer client Gertrudis Castillo may seem like an impoverished woman struggling to get by. The mother of five sleeps in a hammock and walks on  dirt floors in her home in Corinto, on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast. Each of her children were fathered by a different man, and $16 is all the…
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SPRING NEWSLETTER: WELCOME FROM OUR CEO

Dear Pro Mujer family member, Welcome to this Nicaragua-focused edition of “From the Field,” our quarterly newsletter and my very first as President and CEO of Pro Mujer. I am honored and thrilled to be a part of this team. It has only been two months since my appointment and I already feel that we…
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Pro Mujer Welcomes Maria Cavalcanti as its New President and CEO

    2016 is off to a great start at Pro Mujer! Starting today, we welcome a new president and CEO into our family: Maria Cavalcanti, a highly skilled professional with deep experience in for-profits, philanthropy and the public sector in Latin America, the U.S., Western Europe and India. Maria succeeds interim CEO Mark McMahon,…
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