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New members of the Seychelles Women Trust Fund

August 12, 2019

Monday 12th August 2019, VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES: The Minister for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning, Maurice Loustau Lalanne has appointed Mrs Peggy Vidot as the Chairperson of the Seychelles Women Trust Fund.

Her mandate is for a period of two years.

The other members of the fund are:

  • Mr. Jean-Claude Matombe
  • Mrs. Christine Weber
  • Mrs. Janick Bru
  • Dr. Naomi Adeline
  • Mrs. Veronica Lanza
  • Mrs. Daniella Payet

The Women Trust Fund has in parts the following mandate:

  • To provide access to resources to invest in capacity building, aimed at developing self-reliance and leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Mobilise resources and award grants to support innovative and practical initiatives aimed at solving social related problems affecting women in the community.
  • Focus on programmes and issues affecting women in community and promote social justice and non-discrimination.

The Minister would like to thank the outgoing members for their valuable support and contributions in the successful running of the Committee.





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