About Us

New Faces New Voices (NFNV) is a pan-African non-profit network organisation founded by Mrs. Graça Machel, DBE, a global thought leader and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Advocate.

NFNV, a Women in Finance Network under the Graça Machel Trust, has three key objectives:

  • increasing women’s access to finance and financial services;
  • strengthening the skills and capacity of women as entrepreneurs, consumers, and investors to access finance; and
  • growing the number and visibility of African women in leadership and decision-making positions in the financial sector.

New Faces New Voices has a presence in 16 countries namelyCameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, the DRC, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
In Kenya, NFNV is registered as a trust with perpetual succession and known as New Faces New Faces Registered Trustees. NFNV is overseen by a board of six trusteesfrom various professional backgrounds, skill, experience and with broad networks.