A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODEL
The EWP program incorporates a business model wherein the social enterprises are women-owned. The program provides opportunity for improving gender equality, and narrowing the education and income gap.
Vulnerable women in need of employment secure a steady source of income and receive health insurance. Women in leadership roles show increased self-worth and confidence in community interactions. Within the model, they are ensure a fair return on work, support from coworkers, and safe working conditions.
To ensure that the enterprise thrives, the women recruited to operate and supervise the manufacturing site also receive ongoing training on market-based sustainability strategies and business acumen.