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ZCIEA Women Breaking New Ground in the Informal Business – Journey Towards Formalisation

With the hard economic hardships in Zimbabwe the majority of people, young men and women are struggling to make ends meet as they are not employed. Thereby increasing the number of people who have resorted to self-employment. Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations, (ZCIEA) interviewed one of its members to get valuable insights into a day in the life of an informal worker, especially the fact that she is a young woman in business makes it more interesting.

ZCIEA Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Zimbabwe Chamber Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2021 under the theme Leadership and Participation of Persons With Disabilities Towards an Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post COVID-19 world


Zimbabwe Chamber of Infor mal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) applauds Formalisation Strategy Consultations by the Government of Zimbabwe.  This formalisation strategy consultations is taking place across the country through the Ministry of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare from the 22nd of November 2021 to the 10th of December 2021. ZCIEA acknowledges recognition and special invitation by the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare to participate meaningfully as a key stakeholder in this process.

ZCIEA sets a five-year target plan 2022 to 2026

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) newly elected leaders have a demanding task to fulfil the set five-year target plan. This five-year plan is heading towards achieving self-sufficiency, organisational sustainability, development, empowerment advocacy and membership representation and growth towards a united transformation.

Gwanda District now Recognises ZCIEA operations in Gwanda

Gwanda District now recognizes the operations of ZCIEA in Gwanda Territory. This recognition came as a result of intensified engagements with the Municipality of Gwanda and the District Development Coordinator's Office in a bid to provide a conducive working environment and decent livelihoods for Informal workers and traders in Gwanda.

ZCIEA Plumtree territory on a massive membership recruitment drive

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) Plumtree Territory embarked on a massive membership recruitment drive in the mountainous district of Matobo. ZCIEA Plumtree Territorial Leadership led by President Lydia Maphosa (recently elected 1st Vice Secretary-General) managed to organize and recruit new members in Bazha Chapter on the 27th of October 2021.
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