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May 13, 2020

Lockdown effects hit hard on informal economy traders

Members of the informal sector whose hopes of survival are deeply stuck on their daily earnings have been severely affected by the lockdown restrictions. The uncertain nature of the lockdown has been characterized by the shocking scenes that vendors have witnessed so far. The lockdown has locked up their means of survival as 80 % of the people depend on hand to the mouth where they make a paltry 1-2USD profit a day.