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.