Argentina

Patricia Yapura

Patricia Yapura is a gifted seamstress who lost her sewing workshop and her home after her daughter’s illness prevented her from working for a month. After receiving a small loan from Pro Mujer, she was inspired to create a custom harness for a disabled child who was unable to walk; his parents had been unable to…
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Tech Innovations in Health : 6 Questions about Pro Mujer’s New Children’s Corners in Bolivia

An interview with Milton Lobo, National Health and Human Development Manager, Pro Mujer Bolivia Tell me about your new Children’s Corners. Our new Children’s Corners are bright and colorful spaces within Pro Mujer centers where low-income women’s children play and learn. Children’s Corners are geared towards kids ages four to ten years old and feature…
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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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Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline Celebrate the Power of Women to Transform Generations

By Rebecca Feinberg, Associate Development Manager at Pro Mujer In Argentina, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) joined Pro Mujer to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Rigoberta Menchu Center in the San Francisco neighborhood in Salta. What had formerly been a cramped and ageing space had just gotten a facelift: the center was now doubled in size and…
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A Proactive Approach to Mitigating Cardiovascular Disease

By Dr. Osvaldo Sosa, Health and Human Development Manager, Pro Mujer in Argentina (PMA) In mid-May, we launched a four-month long campaign with the aim of developing a better understanding of the health-related challenges our clients face and providing screenings for cardiovascular diseases. The goal of this campaign, which was implemented in our 15 community…
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Pro Mujer in Argentina Partners with Walmart

Pro Mujer in Argentina (PMA) was one of six international organizations who benefited from a commitment by Walmart to provide more than $2.5 million to empower women in Latin America. As part of the agreement, Walmart is providing PMA with a $300,000 grant that will allow it to expand its footprint into two new regions…
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