Stories

Women in Latin America face steep barriers to full economic empowerment. By partnering with Pro Mujer and Deetken Impact to expand access to products and services that empower low-income women like financial services and safe housing, OPIC will help equip women with the tools they need to transform their communities.

Kathryn C. Kaufman, OPIC Managing Director for Global Women’s Issues
Kathryn C. Kaufman, OPIC Managing Director for Global Women’s Issues

“Before, I used to get up in the morning and that would be it,” admits Sandra. Today, her occupation gives her a powerful reason to start the day. “I know I can help my children with what I do…I realize that I am doing something for me that’s made by me with my very own hands.”

Sandra Marcela Sánchez
Sandra Marcela Sánchez