The Women’s Economic Self Sufficiency Program

A Chinese proverb says, “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”

Most people understand agree with the concept, yet there are still those who argue with the cost of teaching a man to fish. The Women’s Self Sufficient Program is a project of the Center for Black’s Women’s Wellness. It was created to teach women and men to fish. Most people, women and men, have an idea that with a cultivating could feed them for a lifetime.  What is needed is help with the cultivation. That is where this program comes in. It provides life skills, business workshops, and technical assistance to low to moderate income women.

Training workshops cover:

  • How to write a business plan
  • Marketing & advertising strategies
  • Pricing products/services
  • Record keeping and taxes
  • Technical assistance

Program benefits include one on one coaching, peer support, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources.

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