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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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Chronic Diseases in Latin American Are Entirely Preventable Through Behavior Change

The Huffington Post Impact section published and Op-Ed written by our President and CEO Rosario Perez about Pro Mujer’s new and unique health program promoting healthy behavoir among our clients in Latin America. The article is part of a series of Op-Eds produced by the Clinton Global Initiative for its CGI Latin America 2013 summit…
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Thanks for Help Training 200 Women in Mexico

We are excited to report that our “Chime for Change” project has been fully funded thanks to your generosity. $25,000 will help provide 200 of our entrepreneurial client leaders in Mexico with advanced business, health and empowerment training. These women will return to their communal bank groups and share their knowledge with other Pro Mujer…
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Microsoft Shows its Support for Latin American Women By Donating US$2.3 Millon in Software Licenses to Pro Mujer on International Women's Day

To mark International Women’s Day and as part of its responsibilities as a signatory of the United Nations’ Global Compact, Microsoft reaffirmed its commitment to communities, young people and, especially, Latin American women by donating software licenses to Pro Mujer worth an estimated value of US $2.3 million. As a result of this donation, we…
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"Chime" with Pro Mujer & Salma Hayek Pinault in Celebration of International Women's Day

Today, millions of people around the world are taking to the streets to celebrate the contributions and achievements of women and girls, and give voice to the challenges they continue to face through thousands of events and initiatives as part of International Women’s Day. Pro Mujer clients march in Peru, just one of our many…
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Salma Hayek Pinault Selects Pro Mujer for Gucci's "Chime for Change" Campaign

“Chime for Change” is a new campaign joining the growing international women’s movement. Its goal is to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out for women and girls around the world. Beyoncé, Frida Giannini (Creative Director for Gucci), and Salma Hayek Pinault serve as the campaign’s founding committee. A longtime Pro Mujer supporter, Salma…
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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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Pro Mujer Celebrates the Completion of its Clinton Global Initiative Commitment with New “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” Video

As we first reported on our blog at the end of September, Pro Mujer surpassed its 2009-2013 CGI “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” Commitment to reach 350,000 – one year ahead of schedule. In recognition of this achievement, the folks at CGI asked us to create a video showcasing our Commitment in action. The following…
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In Chinandega, Nicaragua, the San Cristóbal Volcano Returns to a State of Calm

By Alejandra Narváez, Communications Specialist, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua Sayda is a slender, 32-year-old mother of three from Chinandega, Nicaragua. She, her husband and their three daughters are the caretakers of the Las Uvitas farm, which perches approximately 1,968 feet up the flank of the gigantic San Cristóbal Volcano. At more than 5,725 feet above…
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