Hivos has appointed Dr Peter Chinoko as the company’s Programme Development Manager
In an interview, Chinoko has confirmed his appointment saying his main duty will be to run and manage Women empowerment. Programs in countries.
“Yes its true, I will be responsible for women empowerment programmes in Malawi, Zambia, Jordan, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ethiopia, Iran,and Lebanon so my appointment borders mainly at uplifting status of women in the said countries,” Said Chinoko.
Chinoko said he was grateful because the appointment will put Malawi on the Map.
Hivos is a Netherlands financing body which was opened by in order to reduce inequalities based on social status, politics, religion, ethnicity, sex or sex orientation.
The programme is a top priority for Netherlands Government which will run from 2016-2020 as one way of complementing Netherlands’s International gender policy.
Hivos thematic areas include combating violence against women , participation by women in Politics, and making women to be self reliant Economically.
Hivos believe that economic participation for women is a multi dimensional and crucial to the part of women though more women than men worldwide experience economic exclusion.
Meanwhile Chinoko has resigned from Danchurchaid where he was working as Programme Manager.
Chinoko came to limelight following his brave face when spoke with brevity on how Cashgate was originated.
Chinoko told Public Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting in 2013 when he was working with Malawi’s Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) that Cashgate was a well calculated thing born out of greed and malice from few senior leaders.
Chinoko holds Bachelors Degrees, one Masters Degree from the University of Derby in UK and PHD from Exploits University.