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.