Commitment to Action

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Commitment by

Daria Sheehan, Pro Mujer

In 2009, Pro Mujer committed to providing 350,000 women living in impoverished communities across Latin America with a holistic package of financial, health and human development services by January 1, 2013. This package includes: small loans, savings and insurance; business and empowerment training, preventive health education and high-quality, low-cost primary health care. The goal of this commitment was to reach 350,000 poor women through 23,000 communal banks, impacting the lives of more than 1.7 million children.

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Commitment

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

1 Year

Estimated Total Value

$13,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, PERU

Commitment by

Daria Sheehan, Pro Mujer

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Whole Planet Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Freedom from Hunger, Microsoft, Citi Foundation, Woodcock Foundation, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Xero, Tinker Foundation, Calvert Asset Management Co, Inc., Oikocredit, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Salma Hayek Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Global Partnerships, Anglo American, Weberg Foundation, S&P Global