“At the heart of our work are the women,” explains Gilda Larios, ESPERA Team Lead. This is the profoundly intentional notion behind our work.
Since 1991, the Contertación de Mujeres has been dedicated to the “acompanimiento” of women confronting violence. We know in our very bodies how difficult it is to give birth to an organization and evolve with it.Read More »
At first, the women were nervous to take out loans. Because they had not had previous experience with lending, the women were worried that they would not be able to pay the loans back.Read More »
I decided to apply for the internship because the chance of learning about social media, and writing articles for newsletters, seemed like the perfect opportunity to expand my learning experience. I also really love the Mary’s Pence mission of helping and supporting all women.Read More »
Throughout her years of support, Genevieve regularly wrote to us and attended events when she could. She loved our yearly summer reading list and often let us know which of the books she had read and that she would be sharing it with her friends.Read More »
Because ESPERA goes beyond the money, our work is helping the women address some of the major consequences of machismo. By encouraging women to take leadership roles Mary’s Pence fortifies individuals striving to have a stronger voice in their homes and their communities.Read More »
I like the Mary’s Pence values and I like what they do, so I feel that my dollars are being spent very wisely. Also, I’m just one of many in the organization. I feel very strongly that my dollars can be put with others and can go so much further in helping the women and families of the Americas.Read More »
Groups of women working together do have a lot of power. Yet every group is as strong as the individuals that comprise it. I felt embraced and encouraged in my work at Mary’s Pence, and I am grateful for every single one of my coworkers.Read More »