Our Impact - CWE Central MA

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 2016

  • 663
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 425
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 350
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $10 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate

Since CWE Central MA began in 1999

  • 6,900
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 7,600
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $220 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 78%
    Women
  • 63%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 43%
    Minority
  • 25%
    Unemployed
  • 3%
    Disabled


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Impact on Participants

  • 54%
    Start a business
  • 84%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship
  • 63%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 26%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 38%
    Added employees to their company
  • 14%
    Hired employees