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VISET Holds a Community Consultative Meeting in Ward 28 Cowdray Park, Bulawayo

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET)on Friday 06 May 2022 held a community consultative meeting in Ward 28 Cowdray Park, Bulawayo. The meeting brought together informal traders, representatives of residence associations, and community members to discuss what challenges the community is facing, in particular the fact that this is a new suburb, which …

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VISET Holds a CivActs Community Listening Meeting in Ward 21 Bromley Goromonzi District

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) held a community listening meeting in Ward 21 Bromley Goromonzi District on Wednesday the 4th of May 2022. The meeting which was graced by the Ward Councillor, Wonderford Nyamarumbe traditional leadership and members of the community sought to hear development needs and challenges faced by informal traders. …

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Conduct a mapping exercise unpacking the dynamics of unpaid care work in the Informal Economy in Zimbabwe. 1.BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT The Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) is a union of informal traders with structures throughout Zimbabwe. The organization was formed in 2015 to spearhead the social and economic transformation of informal traders …

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BREAKING: VISET Condemns the Planned “Operation Clean up Harare.”

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) is outraged at a memo currently in circulation allegedly emanating from the office of the Acting Town Clerk of the City of Harare, entitled “Operation Clean up Harare.” Over successive years, we as informal traders have been subjected to numerous versions of these clean-up operations, starting with …

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VISET Conducts a Post Public Hearings Community Feedback Meeting in Bulawayo

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) held a Post Public Hearings Community Feedback meeting on the Private Voluntary Organisations (PVO) Bill in Bulawayo on Friday 08 April 2022. The meeting was graced by Honourable Jasmine Toffa, media house representatives, Community Radio Organisations, Faith Based Organisations, Residents Association heads, Bulawayo City Council representatives, Informal …

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VISET Holds a Post Public Hearing Community Feedback meeting on the Private Voluntary Organisations (PVO) Bill

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) held a Post Public Hearing Community Feedback meeting on the Private Voluntary Organisations (PVO) Bill in Gweru yesterday Wednesday the 6th of April 2022 The meeting, was graced by representatives of 3 Midlands Province Members of Parliament, Residents association heads, Community Radio Coordinators, National Association of Non-Governmental …

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Youths in the Informal Economy Must be Supported

NB: This Opinion Contribution was first published in The Zimbabwe Independent Newspaper on Friday the 1st of April 2022 By Samuel Wadzai, Executive Director of Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) Email: swadzai@visetonline.org Twitter: @samwadzai The Zimbabwean social, political and economic landscape has gone through radical transformation in the last two decades. The …

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VISET Welcomes the Civil Registry Mobile Registration Exercise

Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) welcomes the commencement of the national registration exercise by the Civil Registry Department through to 30 September 2022. There can be no overstating the importance of this exercise as it is the fulfilment of constitutional obligations by the government and as citizens, we must play our part …

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