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23 June, 2018

Nothing For Us Without Us

Announcing ICW Southern Africa (ICWSA) Board of Trustees

The International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) is pleased to share with our members, partners and allies the successful constitution of the ICW Southern Africa board of trustees.

The International Steering Committee(ISC) congratulates and welcomes the new regional representative to the International steering committee (ISC), Ms. Kenole M. Moroka who is the newly elected ICW Southern Africa Chair.

The ISC and Global Office are committed to working with the new leadership and look forward to a strengthened engagement of women living with HIV in Southern Africa region.

Please see below the press release and information from ICW Southern Africa on the new Board and regional leadership.

                                          PRESS RELEASE

 International Community of Women Living with HIV Southern Africa (ICWSA)

 In order to compliment to the regions of ICW Global, The International Community of Women Living with HIV Southern Africa (ICWSA) has been undergoing a process of strengthening its internal governance and communications policies and practices, including prioritizing a strong focus on and commitment to, the best interests of the diverse of women living with HIV in their network around the world.

To ensure the success of the organization and its chapters to effectively achieve its vision and mission, we have recently made some necessary changes to our leadership within the ICWSA region in order to collectively share the agenda and work collaboratively at the local, national, regional and global levels.

Therefore, ICWSA announces theappointment of an interim Board of Trustees effective June 1 2018.

 Joining the Board of Trustee are:

Kenole M. Moroka, from Botswana as Chairperson

Charity Tupoche Mkona, from Malawi as Vice Chairperson

Maboitumelo Fosa, from Lesotho as Treasurer

Bonsile Mamba, from Swaziland as Secretary

Tariro Chikwanha, from Zimbabwe as Vice Secretary

Irene Cossa, from Mozambique as Board Member

Slungile Matambo, from Republic of South Africa as Board Member

Barbara Mwandu, from Zambia as Board Member

This affirms that ICWSA is entering a new phase of increasing accountability, strengthen the governance and programming to ensure the organization is sustainable in to the future.

As such will be effecting changes to the new talented, energetic, with expertise women leaders to focus on strengthening the core competencies and expand the programming to better meet the on-the-ground needs of the networks of women living with HIV and key populations constituencies represented at national and global level.

As each region is mandated to elect representative that will sit on the ICW International Steering Committee. ICWSA is pleased to announce that Ms. Kenole M. Moroka (ICWSA Chairperson) will play the role of bringing the regional and national voices of the membership to the global sphere through being the representative to the ISC effective June 1, 2018.

 ICWSA will reinforce to ICW members, our strengthened commitment towards our mission and realizing our vision which is premised on inclusivity, mutual respect and collaborative partnership in service to women and girls, particularly, women and girls living with HIV.

TOGETHER – WE ARE ICW.

 For more information please feel free to contact:

ICWSA Chairperson – Kenole M. Moroka – icwvicechair@gmail.com

Mobile number: +267 73110531 /+267 74279463

Skype: +267 731105311

ICWSA Vice Chairperson – Charity T. Mkona – charity.mkona@yahoo.com

Mobile number: +265 999 866326/+265 888 866326

Skype: charitymkona1 or +265 887 010661

Rebecca Matheson

Rebecca Matheson
Global Director

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