WEDO serves 15 Counties in Western North Carolina.
The broad general purpose for which the organization was organized is "to improve the lot of low income persons through the coordination of resources in self help and cooperative endeavors by means of interest free loans, grants in aid, technical assistance, training, marketing and economic assistance."
WEDO has been involved in various general economic development projects that have been profitable to the low income in the area. Examples: raising red worms; picking up night crawlers for immediate sale; small cut and sew operations; Christmas tree production; community gardens; and sub contract work for vocational rehabilitation centers.
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