Pro Mujer provides support to over 47,000 low-income women, particularly from indigenous communities, in Mexico. The project aims to provide women access microcredit services, financial literacy workshops, and basic healthcare screenings enabling them to become financially independent, healthy, and self-confident.
Fondation CHANEL is supporting Pro Mujer in Mexico to develop a new service delivery model enabling the organization to reach more women living in remote areas. The project targets women in three low-income communities around Mexico City: Iztapalapa, Tultepec and Ecatepec. Additionally, with support from the Fondation CHANEL, Pro Mujer is developing a new entrepreneurship training program.
Pro Mujer is a non-profit organization that works to empower women throughout Latin America, providing them the opportunities they need to become powerful agents of change. Pro Mujer’s integrated approach offers access to finance, health and educational services. The organization currently supports more than 260,000 women in five countries: Bolivia, Nicaragua, Peru, Argentina and Mexico.
Number of women who gained access to microcredit services
Number of women who started their own small businesses
Number of women who improved their access to healthcare services