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Program and Services

A Business of One's Own


Our flagship program, initiated in 2000, A Business of One's Own is a pioneer in Israel for small business training and personal empowerment. Its aim is to assist women from the economic and social periphery of Israel start their own businesses and become economically independent.




Continued Support Services

To survive and expand, it is critical that our graduates receive continued support as they develop their businesses. We run a variety of programs to assist growth upon completion of the original Business of One's Own training, and encourage all graduates to take part.

To bring about economic change for women in Israel through a multi-level approach including: small business development, a broadening of public policy, and the development of need-specific programs for diverse populations. EEW is a feminist organization committed to assisting women from disadvantaged sectors of society.


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Programs and Services

A Business of One's Own

A Business of One's Own:  EEW's flagship program, considered pioneer in the field of entrepreneurship, economic empowerment and business training in Israel. A yearlong program, in which the participants, mostly from the geographic and social periphery ,receive business training, and undergo a process of personal empowerment.  

Business Development Services

Business Development Services are provided over five years to grow existing businesses and increase the personal income earned from one's business. They include advanced business training and industry related seminars; Business Incubation; Business marathons;  computer trainings; regional business forums; Financial orientation and one-on-one and small group business coaching.

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Community Partnerships

EEW is located in Haifa and runs programs throughout the country. These programs are run in cooperation with local municipalities, government agencies, NGO's and foundations that provide loans to small businesses and work in the field of economic empowerment and women. These partnerships are very valuable to EEW and enable us to reach hundreds of women every year and help them begin businesses of their own.

How to Support us

Most of our activity is made possible by the kind support of foundations, businesses and private donations from Israel and abroad.

We invite you to join our donors and help support women in Israel on their way to economic independence.

Our Graduates
Since its establishment, EEW has served over 5,000 women from underprivileged populations in Israel, including ultraorthodox, Arabs, new immigrants, single parents, and women over 45. Activities have taken place in over 85 locations, and EEW has played an active role in the establishment and growth of over 1,800 small businesses in a variety of fields.
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Economic Empowerment for Women 
Haifa, Israel 
TeleFax: 972-4-852-0027 

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