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New women's fund to also benefit non-politicians

KWH calls for funding of women vying for elective seats

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Democracy Trust Fund

DTF is an initiative of Echo Network Africa (ENA). ENA hopes to accelerate the participation of women in leadership at all sectors of Society. DTF will provide mechanisms through which women seeking leadership positions will be prepared for effective and successful participation in democratic processes.

DTF programs will target women from all spheres including women with disabilities, women from minority communities, young women below 35 years as well as those above 35. The program targets women and girls who intend to run for elective offices in any sector including university and college student bodies, trade unions, Sports as well as national and County elective posts.

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The fund shall be open to women from all spheres especially women with disabilities, women from minority communities, young women below 35 years as well as those above 35.This way, the program is assured of reaching the majority of women and especially those women and girls living in rural areas.

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Echo Network Africa has launched a democracy trust fund for women aspiring for leadership
Echo Network Africa has launched a democracy trust fund for women aspiring for leadership

Echo Network Africa has launched a democracy trust fund for women aspiring for leadership

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Democracy Trust Fund holds forum for women in Nairobi
Democracy Trust Fund holds forum for women in Nairobi

Women over the age of 18 years and interested in seeking political office can now get financial support. The Democracy Trust Fund aims to fund women during campaigns. The Echo network projects hopes its efforts can encourage more women to seek political office.

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Support one another to rise in leadership, women told
Support one another to rise in leadership, women told

Gender and Youth CS Margaret Kobia has urged women to support each before calling for equality. She said on Wednesday that many women are not in leadership positions because they do not get support from one another. Kobia spoke during the launch of the Democracy Trust Fund in Nairobi. The fund has been set up by Echo Network Africa in partnership with the government. It will finance women, especially those seeking elective posts. It encourages them to save cash for campaigns.

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