Our Impact - CWE Eastern 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

  • 2,502
    Number of people who participated in CWE programs and events
  • 1,228
    Number of people CWE trained and counseled
  • 1,000
    Number of jobs CWE helped entrepreneurs create and/or nurture
  • $30 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate

Since 1995

  • 17,800
    Number of people CWE has trained
  • 19,000
    Number of jobs CWE supported the creation of
  • $552 M
    Amount of wages CWE helped entrepreneurs generate


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Client Demographics

  • 94%
    Women
  • 59%
    Low to Moderate Income
  • 45%
    Minority
  • 23%
    Unemployed
  • 6%
    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