Guatemala

Our Presence in
Guatemala

PSI GUATEMALA

PSI GLOBAL OFFICE

Guatemala is home to PSI’s Latin America regional office, which provides programmatic support to all PSI network members and branch offices across Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean. PSI Guatemala also has its local programmatic team that implements country donor financed projects.

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ORGANIZACIÓN PANAMERICANA DE MERCADEO SOCIAL GUATEMALA (PASMO)

PSI INDEPENDENT NETWORK MEMBER

Founded in 1997, the Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO, S.A.) Guatemala began as a regional HIV prevention program launching its first branded condoms VIVE. As a social business unit, PASMO now commercializes several contraception methods brands including VIVE condoms, VIVE lubricants, Segura Plus oral contraceptives, Pronta 1 emergency contraceptives and long-acting reversible methods (LARCs).

How we
work

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Consumer
Led

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Market Development

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Program
Design

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Social
Enterprise

Our
Impact

In 2020, Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) Guatemala’s products and services provided more than 26,000 years of healthy life for Guatemalans, including:

85,354

users reached with modern contraception

1,029

users reached with HIV testing

Over

9 million

condoms distributed

Featured Projects

USAID HIV/AIDS Combination Prevention Program for MARPs in Central America and Mexico

Donor: USAID

Project Lead: PASMO

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Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Jovenes 3.0: Innovative Approaches to Reducing Unmet Need for Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean

Donor: Anonymous

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Behavior Change Communication in Response to the Zika Outbreak (Under SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Our
Leadership

Marcie Cook

Vice President, Social Enterprise PSI Global

Susy Barrios de Fernández

Regional Representative, Latin America and Caribbean PSI Global

Latest
Updates

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