Volunteer & Donor Stories

A Member of Pro Mujer’s Junior Committee Shares His Experience

By Wade Prospere, member of the Junior Committe After joining the Junior Committee in March of 2012, several experiences have encouraged my commitment to Pro Mujer’s mission of providing poor women in Latin America with the means to build livelihoods for themselves and futures for their families. Interacting with Pro Mujer staff in both New…
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“The Politics of Motherhood in Latin America” - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Collaborates with Pro Mujer in Peru

By Julie Kline, Assistant Director of Evaluation and Public Engagement Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UW-M) collaborated with Pro Mujer in its recent Summer Teacher Institute, “The Politics of Motherhood in Latin America,” which…
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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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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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GlaxoSmithKline and Pro Mujer: Making a Difference One Volunteer at a Time

By Kerry Murphy, Field Sales Supervisor and PULSE Volunteer (June – December 2010) When I first heard Andrew Witty, the CEO of GSK, speak of the GSK PULSE initiative, I knew I wanted to participate. The initiative, which was launched in 2009, empowers employees to make a sustainable difference for communities and patients in need by giving them an opportunity to use…
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Voices from the Field: Pablo Salazar, Harvard Business School ’11 and Project Antares Team Member

As a second year MBA student at Harvard Business School (HBS), I was looking for an opportunity to learn about health delivery models that could be applied in Mexico – my home country. I had the fantastic opportunity to get involved with Pro Mujer on a semester-long field study with the objective of helping develop…
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