Mexico

From Pilot to Reality, Individual Loans Come to Pro Mujer in Mexico

With the support of the MetLife Foundation, Pro Mujer is developing, piloting, and rolling out new financial products that provide low-income women with more flexibility and options. Our new product – the Individual Loan within the Communal Bank (ILCB) – offers women the ability to take out individualized loans for the first time with Pro…
Read More

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…
Read More

Powering Through the Work Week with JPMorgan Mexico. The Fuel? Women's Economic Empowerment & Leadership

          By Lucia Diaz-Martin Account Manager, Strategic Partnerships for Pro Mujer Women across the world have disproportionately low access to professional growth and opportunities. In fact, recent reports find that only 21% of senior management positions in North America and 23% of positions in Latin America are held by women. Women…
Read More

Microsoft Blogs about Rebeca, Microsoft and Pro Mujer

We thank Microsoft for writing about their partnership with Pro Mujer and the significant benefits this partnership has brought to poor women in Latin America. Microsoft’s post—written in Spanish—was distributed in Latin America and is attached here. To help non-Spanish speakers, we’ve summarized their comments and join them in sharing this wonderful story about Rebeca.…
Read More

Women Leaders And The Chain Reaction

By Rosario Perez, President & Chief Executive Officer Think about a time when you were presented with an opportunity that seemed both exciting and incredibly terrifying. This could be something like starting a new career, moving away from family or even quitting a bad habit. You didn’t believe that you were up to the challenge,…
Read More

Pro Mujer Mexico Opens a New Neighborhood Center in Oaxaca with the Help of MetLife Foundation

By: Leila Freedman, Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships MetLife Foundation joins efforts with Pro Mujer with a $150,000 donation to promote women’s development for entrepreneurs in Oaxaca, Mexico. On November 11, Pro Mujer Mexico celebrated the grand opening of the Oaxaca neighborhood center, a new location serving clients in the city of Oaxaca. Nalleli…
Read More

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…
Read More