Mangasa’s and Kawaya’s Story: Bridge to CDA and CNA

Housed at United Way of Southern Maine, Greater Portland Workforce Initiative’s (GPWI) goal is to help individuals in Greater Portland prepare and connect to growing sectors of employment with family-sustaining wages. For Mangasa (Mangasi) and Kawaya, two GPWI Bridge to CDA (Child Development Associate) and CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) program participants, Greater Portland Workforce Initiative provided opportunity, a career pathway, and financial stability while addressing the growing workforce shortage across Southern Maine. Watch now to learn more about GPWI and how your support of United Way is helping ensure all neighbors thrive – not sure survive.