Pro Mujer Launches New Website

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Aug 2007
New York, United States, August, 17 2007 - Pro Mujer, a women’s development and microfinance network operating in Latin America, today announced the launch of its new website at www.promujer.org.

Pro Mujer, a women’s development and microfinance network operating in Latin America, today announced the launch of its new website at www.promujer.org

The website, in English and Spanish, highlights the innovative work of Pro Mujer’s microfinance institutions in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru, as well as the achievements and efforts of the network offices in New York City and La Paz, Bolivia.

"We hope the new website will provide up to date information about the network in a more accessible form," said Lynne R. Patterson, executive director and co-founder of Pro Mujer.

The new website provides an overview of Pro Mujer’s history and services, including loans and access to savings accounts, business trainings, healthcare, and workshops on health, domestic violence, women’s rights, and other topics. The website also features downloadable newsletters and a “Media Center,” where visitors can access articles, press releases, information packets and videos about Pro Mujer and its clients.

Other features include profiles of Pro Mujer’s microfinance institutions, client stories, information on upcoming events, and suggestions on how to get more involved with Pro Mujer.

In addition, a “Reports and Publications” section contains studies, annual reports and other publications highlighting the work of Pro Mujer, a glossary of microfinance terms, and a page with answers to frequently asked questions about microfinance and Pro Mujer.

About Pro Mujer

Pro Mujer is an international microfinance and women’s development network that offers financial services, business training and healthcare to poor women in Latin America, helping them to achieve economic security and improved health.

Established in 1990, the network comprises microfinance institutions in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. Since its inception, Pro Mujer has disbursed more than US$327 million in small loans averaging approximately US$189. Pro Mujer clients have saved US$12 million, providing a financial buffer for their families in times of crises.

Pro Mujer is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. More information is available on the website, www.promujer.org



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