Hello Enactus teams,
The 2015-2016 academic year marks the sixth year of the Walmart Women’s Economic Empowerment Project Partnership. We are excited to see the continued transformation you will bring to the lives of women around the world this year!
Enactus USA teams: because of your commitment to women’s empowerment, women are creating resumes for the first time, obtaining skills necessary for employment, learning to navigate the job market, building confidence for the interview process, gaining employment and job promotions. The impact generated by Enactus teams in Brazil, Canada, China, India and Mexico is just as impressive. Female entrepreneurs are developing a solid foundation to launch or expand their business as you show them how to create marketing strategies, properly track cash flow, streamline production and obtain other vital skills.
Over the last five years, Enactus teams participating in this Project Partnership have empowered:
- 22,161 women with workforce and entrepreneurial training
- 4,547 women to gain employment
- 2,662 women to earn a promotion
- 1,590 women to launch their own business
- 1,296 existing female business owners to increase their revenue
This year, with the Walmart Foundation, Enactus will be awarding grants to teams in Brazil, Canada, China, India, Mexico and the United States to implement women’s empowerment projects. Visit your country’s page for details.
This year, let’s empower even more women to improve their livelihoods. You will have a lasting impact on individuals, families and communities as you work side-by-side with women to enable them to apply their talents and ideas. Together, we are enabling progress!