Voices from the Field

Investing in Women’s Health: Pro Mujer Launches Phase II of its Health Pilot in Nicaragua

By Alejandra Narvaez, Communications Specialist, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua In an effort to expand the depth and breadth of its health services, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua launched the 2nd phase of its Health Pilot, which will provide primary care and other specialized services to clients on a voluntary basis, while maintaining a focus on prevention. In…
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Pro Mujer in Bolivia Brings its Services One Step Closer to the Women We Serve

By Paola Carvajal, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Bolivia Neighbors, clients, local business owners and journalists joined Pro Mujer in Bolivia on June 2nd for the inauguration of our newest center, Mosoj Wasi. Mosoj Wasi, which means “New House” in Quechua, one of Bolivia’s indigenous languages, is located in the region of Tucsupaya in the…
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Pro Mujer and Citibank Nicaragua Join Forces to Launch “Help Us Help Others” Program

By Alejandra Narvaez, Communications Specialist, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua During the month-long festivities celebrating mothers, Pro Mujer partnered with Citibank Nicaragua to launch the innovative program “Help Us Help Others,” an initiative of the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Citibank Nicaragua. Pro Mujer is one of three other participating organizations – Aldeas Infantiles SOS, AMA…
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Pro Mujer in Peru Celebrates Its 12th Anniversary and Prepares for a Bright Future

By Paola Fattorini, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Peru With the lessons learned following our founding in Bolivia in 1990 and starting operations in Nicaragua in 1996, Pro Mujer began operations in Peru in 1999. In April, Pro Mujer in Peru (PMP) celebrated 12 years of providing integrated financial, training and health services to thousands…
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Guest Blogger Patricia Devereux Asks, "How Do You Break the Cycle of Poverty?"

By Patricia Devereux, Group Head of Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship for MasterCard Worldwide. By giving people  opportunity, tools, knowledge, and support to create a better future for themselves and their families. Through a grant to Pro Mujer, MasterCard is helping to do just that for women and their families in Milpa Alta, an impoverished community…
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Rosario Pérez, President and CEO of Pro Mujer, Blogs About Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Women in Mexico

The following is a post Rosario Pérez contributed to MasterCard’s Heart of Commerce blog to celebrate our newest center in Mexico City.  Imagine living in the world’s third-largest city with a population of more than 20 million people. Now imagine living in one of its 16 boroughs where 130,000 of its inhabitants are served by only…
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Pro Mujer in Nicaragua Hosts Inaugural Velasco & Patterson Society "Encuentro"

By Josh Cramer-Montes, Director of Communications EN·CUEN·TRO    [En-KWEN-tro] From the verb encontrar 1. m. (reunión) a meeting, encounter: un encuentro entre amigos / a meeting among friends On March 5th and 6th, key Pro Mujer supporters from around the world came together to participate in an inaugural trip for the Velasco & Patterson Society’s…
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Profiles in Courage: Elsa Soza, Expansion Specialist for Pro Mujer in Nicaragua

As told by Elsa Adriana Soza Rodriguez NOTE – the following testimony was told to members of Pro Mujer’s Velasco & Patterson Society during its inaugural, in-country  Encuentro or visit held on March 5th and 6th in Nicaragua. *** “My name is Elsa Adriana Soza Rodriguez. I was born in Chinandega, Nicaragua, from a family…
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