Pro Mujer

Rating: 4.73 stars   51 reviews

Issues: Civil Rights, Health, International, Women, Economic Development, Microfinance

Location: 253 West 35th Street 11th Floor South New York NY 10001 USA

Mission: Pro Mujer is a leading development organization that provides women in Latin America with financial, health and human development services that are typically out of reach, but essential to breaking the cycle of poverty. These services help empower women to gain the financial independence, knowledge and self-esteem they need to become agents of change at home and in their communities. Our integrated package of services includes: • Small loans, savings and insurance • Business and empowerment training • Preventive health education • High-quality, low-cost primary healthcare
Results: Over the past 22 years, Pro Mujer has disbursed more than US$1 billion in small loans and reached more than 1.6 million women and their 6.4 million children and family members. At the close of 1Q2012, Pro Mujer managed a loan portfolio of $101,338,000 and served more than 261,832 clients in 178 centers supported by 1,755 employees.
Target demographics: Women from impoverished communities in Latin America who: • are between the ages of 18 and 45 • have on average 4 children • are heads or de facto heads of household • work in the informal sector • have limited or no access to health services
Geographic areas served: Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

In the past years I have become familiar with the work by Pro Mujer and I can say they play a vital role to empower women in Latin America, to transform their lives and those of their families. It is a very important job.

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