Our Impact - CWE Rhode Island

Women (and men) annually receive programs and services they need to transform their lives and make a real impact on the local economy in terms of job creation and increased wages.

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A History of Success

In 2019

  • 1,346
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 940
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 790
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $22 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate
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Since 2000

 

  • 16,000
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 16,200
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $470 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 80%
    Women
  • 49%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 48%
    Minority
  • 15%
    Unemployed
  • 5%
    Disabled


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Impact on Participants

  • 35%
    Start a business
  • 86%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship
  • 71%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 37%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 28%
    Added employees to their company
  • 12%
    Hired employees