From 2011 until today Welfare Ambrosiano Foundation has supported more than 1400 individuals and micro businesses with a finalcial support worth 3,4 mln€ (2,2 mln€ for credit to individuals and 1,2 mln€ for credit to enterprises). The indirect impact is about 4 to 5 times more (13,7-17mln€) in terms of access to credit .
The typical ticket size for this support is 5.000€ for individuals and 14 k€ for micro businesses.
Although there is not a statistic about the percentage of migrants supported, FWA estimates between 30 and 50% of the total beneficiaries the number of non Italian native supported. In particular, the sectors where migrants establish a business with the support of FWA are: retail (especially food), craft and small manufacturing, transportation, building construction.
(Some of the stories, around 10, are on the official website, documenting the success of the activities of those who received the economic support from the Association).