The National Empowerment Foundation, is a not-for-profit Government-owned company, and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Integration & Economic Empowerment.
The Foundation’s mandate is to reduce poverty through socio-economic empowerment of vulnerable families with a view to ensuring their integration in the mainstream of society.
In this respect, the Foundation provides services to:
- improve the living conditions, including provision of social housing in deprived regions;
- enhance employability through placement and training of the unemployed ;
- encourage entrepreneurship, particular among retrenched and unemployed women; and
- promote child and family development through integrated community development programmes.