In a remarkable initiative, the National Economic Empowerment Fund Limited (NEEF) recently conducted a transformative two-day training program on the Access to Information Act (ATIA) No 13 and the Gender Equality Act (GEA). This enlightening event took place from the 10th to 11th of November 2023 at the Riverside Hotel in Lilongwe. The training sessions were expertly facilitated by the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC), who are the custodians of these crucial Acts.
Mr. Humphrey Mdyetseni, the CEO of NEEF, addressed the attending staff members, urging them to embrace the invaluable insights provided during the sessions. “NEEF passionately commits itself to the economic empowerment of everyday Malawians, especially those who have been traditionally underserved. By delivering top-tier, accessible, and sustainable microfinance services, NEEF is at the forefront of fostering positive change. In alignment with this mission, NEEF acknowledges the paramount importance of upholding the Access to Information Act (ATIA) and the Gender Equality Act (GEA),” Mdyetseni said.
The training sessions served as a momentous occasion, solidifying NEEF’s dedication to transparency and equality. MHRC, in its role as facilitators, reiterated the significance of the ATIA and the GEA to NEEF’s operations.
In conclusion, Mr. Mdyetseni expressed profound gratitude to MHRC for their invaluable stewardship in guiding NEEF through these crucial and enlightening training sessions. The commitment to transparency, economic empowerment, and gender equality showcased during this event positions NEEF as a beacon of positive change in the pursuit of a more inclusive and economically empowered Malawi.