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Glenview Area 8 Fires: Time for Viable and Sustainable Solutions! By Samuel Wadzai

The Opinion Contribution was first published in The Zimbabwe Independent Newspaper on the 30th of September 2022 On the 8th of September 2022, the informal economy fraternity woke up to the devastating news of yet another fire outbreak at the Glenview Area 8 Complex in Harare. The Complex houses over 500 informal economy enterprises that specialises in the …

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National Budget Consultations: VISET Updates from Different Venues across the Country

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and economic Development and Expanded Committee on Sustainable Development Goals began consultations for the national budget for 2023 on the 3rd of October. Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) was in attendance for the session held at Maphisa Growth point, Matobo District l on 04 October …

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Production of two short video skits on youth participation in electoral and local governance processes

BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT The Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) is a union of vendors with structures throughout Zimbabwe. The organization was formed in 2015 to spearhead the social and economic transformation of street vendors by championing their quest to earn livelihoods in the current economic circumstances. VISET’s programmatic thrust is anchored on …

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Develop a position paper on The Informal Cities: Rethinking the Urban Planning

BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT The Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) is a union of vendors with structures throughout Zimbabwe. The organization was formed in 2015 to spearhead the social and economic transformation of street vendors by championing their quest to earn livelihoods in the current economic circumstances. VISET’s programmatic thrust is anchored on …

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VISET STATEMENT ON PARLIAMENTARY HEARINGS ON RECOGNISING UNPAID CARE AND DOMESTIC WORK

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) is part of a Steering Committee Working Group on Unpaid Care and Domestic Work (UCDW). The Working Group is convened by the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe in collaboration with Oxfam Zimbabwe. Other members of the Working Group includes PADARE, Shamwari Yemwanasikana, WALPE, Hope for a Child in …

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VISET Convenes Multi-Stakeholder Meeting in Bulawayo’s Nkulumane Ward 20

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) held a Multi stakeholder Feedback meeting with Nkulumane Informal Economy workers on August 11, 2022. In attendance were Councillors, Bulawayo City Council (BCC) officials, fellow informal economy representatives and the Bulawayo Representative for the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community Development and Small to Medium Enterprises Development. VISET …

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Min Mthuli Ncube Must Come Down to Earth – VISET Response Mid-Term Review and Supplementary Budget

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) notes with grave disappointment the 2022 Mid-Term Review and Supplementary Budget presentation by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube. The presentation, which essentially doubled the national budget to ZWL 1.9 trillion does not in any way answer to the needs of those in …

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Mid-Term Budget Statement – Informal Economy Players Expectations

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) takes note that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube will on July 28, 2022, be presenting the 2022 Mid-Term Budget and Economic Review. The Review will highlight the performance of the economy and the 2022 Budget during the first half of the year …

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