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Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare

The National Women Entrepreneur Council

 
The National Women Entrepreneur Council (NWEC) is a parastatal body which operates under the aegis of this Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare since 1999.
Mission
 
The mission of NWEC is to be a reference for promoting entrepreneurship inculcating the right business culture for women in Mauritius.
Vision
 
The NWEC acts as a driver and facilitator in empowering women entrepreneurs.
The main objectives of the Council are to:
 
        ensure effective communication between the Council and its members;

        identify actions and projects which will promote entrepreneurial activities of Women;

        evaluate and assess the needs of Women Entrepreneurs;

        establish Training Programs, aimed at improving the skills and management aptitudes of Women Entrepreneurs;

        develop working links and affiliation with other bodies, whether in Mauritius or abroad, having same objectives; and

        examine and evaluate the contribution of Women Entrepreneurs to the various sectors of development in the light of national needs and priorities.