70% of the world's poor are women & girls. We're on a mission to change that

WE's global partners provide loans & training to poor women to empower and assist families at greatest risk. Watch WE's update video here.

You can make a difference for women in need. Join us.

We believe all women deserve the opportunity to live free from poverty. Collaborating with global partners,
we fund microloans, training and services that enable women to start businesses,
support their families and strengthen their communities. We’re funded 100% by your charitable donations.

Since 2005, we’ve created hope and opportunity for thousands of women in the U.S. and around the world.


In funding to empower at-risk women in 8 countries

women impacted by loans, training & poverty alleviation programs

small business loans funded & recycled

WISE: Measuring Impact

To measure the impact of your support on women's lives, WE launched WISE: Women's Impact, Sustainability & Empowerment Project. WISE tracks data that reveals the real-life value of your financial support over time.

Volunteers Visit ESTIMA Project in Mexico

Site visits to our partners around the world enable us to monitor our impact and see your support at work. In May, our volunteer team headed to Tijuana to visit ESTIMA with our partner, Via International.

New Partnerships to Assist Homeless San Diego Women, At-Risk Girls & Puerto Rican Entrepreneurs

WE is proud to support innovative approaches to empowering women, including Eat Better Today, a workforce readiness program of San Diego nonprofit, Dreams for Change. Pictured: Dr. Teresa Smith and Nancy Vera of Dreams for Change. Learn more about WE's latest partnership news. 

WE Celebrates New Partnerships in San Diego & Puerto Rico

More than 200 guests gathered at MOPA on October 13th to hear inspiring stories of determined women entrepreneurs. Huge thanks to the amazing WE community that donated $110,000 to further WE's mission of empowering poor women! 

How does your donation benefit a poor woman and her family?


2 Community Health Entrepreneurs in Haiti receive orientation and business skills training


2 Grandmothers in Uganda get loans to start businesses to care for AIDS-orphaned grandchildren


A mother in Honduras receives an education loan to send her daughter to high school


5 women sex workers in Tijuana are trained in basic life skills, violence-prevention and better self-care.


A low-income woman entrepreneur in California launches a business through the WE STAR Center