Stats & Stories

This section of the FIELD Web site provides some basic information about microenterprise development in the United States.

Fast Facts provides some key statistics on microentrprise programs in the United States and the individuals they serve – drawn from FIELD’s research. Discover microenterprise client characteristics, how they benefit from microenterprise program services, and some basic facts about the scope, costs and effectiveness of microenterprise services.

Entrepreneur Profiles highlights the stories of some entrepreneurs who have benefited from microenterprise program services.  Learn about their ventures and the challenges they have overcome while seeking to become business owners.