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 2017

  • 1575
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 846
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 700
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $20 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate

Since CWE Central MA began in 1999

  • 7,700
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 8,300
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $241 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 91%
    Women
  • 33%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 38%
    Minority
  • 21%
    Unemployed
  • 4%
    Disabled


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Impact on Participants

  • 57%
    Start a business
  • 84%
    Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship
  • 44%
    Increase the revenue of an existing business
  • 38%
    Improved their financial situation
  • 33%
    Added employees to their company
  • 21%
    Hired employees