Voices from the Field

Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline Join Forces to Reach 87,000 Nicaraguan Women

By Alejandra Narvaez – Communications Specialist, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua “I had never had a Pap smear before, but our credit officer always insisted that all of the women from my communal bank have the exam regularly,” explained María Alejandra Rodríguez, a Pro Mujer client from Nicaragua. “Two years ago I finally had one, and…
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Pro Mujer Expands Operations to Reach Cajamarca and Chimbote in Northern Peru

By Paola Fattorini Rodriguez, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Peru In line with our multi-year (2012-2014) strategic plan in Peru, we recently expanded our operations in the north of the country with two new centers in the regions of Chimbote and Cajamarca. Pro Mujer centers are safe and supportive environments designed for women where we deliver…
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Tales of a Pro Mujer Intern - Part II

Malia Schroeder was an intern at Pro Mujer in Bolivia through the Foundation for Sustainable Development, where she helped launch a Non-Monetary Incentives Program for the Human Resources department and a Promotional Campaign for the Marketing department. She graduated summa cum laude from Hawaii Pacific University and is now working as a Translation Project Manager for a…
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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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Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline Launch Three-Year, Five-Country Partnership

By Paola Fattorini, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Peru On August 22nd, Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline announced a three-year, five-country partnership at a launch event in Lima hosted by Pro Mujer in Peru (PMP). Through a US$575,000 grant, GlaxoSmithKline will help support the standardization of Pro Mujer’s health services as well as the organization’s expansion…
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Tales of a Pro Mujer Intern - Part I

Malia Schroeder was an intern at Pro Mujer in Bolivia through the Foundation for Sustainable Development, where she helped launch a Non Monetary Incentives Program for the Human Resources department and a Promotional Campaign for the Marketing department. She graduated summa cum laude from Hawaii Pacific University and is now working as a Translation Project Manager for…
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Empowering Women in New Regions of Nicaragua, Pro Mujer Reaches Somotillo, Chinandega

By Alejandra Narvaez, Communications Specialist, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua Pro Mujer recently opened a new center in Somotillo, a small rural town of about 30,000 in the department of Chinandega. Over the last 40 years, this largely agricultural region bordering Honduras, has been host to the development of a number of small businesses, a great number of which…
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Universidad del Pacífico Student María del Roció Shares her Experiences as an Intern at Pro Mujer in Peru

By Paola Fattorini, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Peru Many of those that today hold key positions in public and private institutions graduated from the best universities and apply what they learned in school every day. Today, more than ever, information comes at us from all directions about economic growth and the development of our…
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