Partnerships and Collaborations

BVTA has participated in Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government Laws Amendment Bill, Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Public Hearing Meetings, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Small to Medium Enterprises Workshops. In addition BVTA partnered with Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) in carrying Information and Centres that sensitized residents on economic and social rights. BVTA in November 2016 collaborated with Women Institute for Leadership and Development (WILD) who during the Informal Sector Rights Conference held simultaneously with 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence that together over 250 vendors and informal traders.

BVTA collaborated with the Local Authorities Capacity Enhancement Project (LACEP) who provided training towards capacity building of BVTA Leadership. In an effort to build the capacity of vendors and informal traders to effectively run their businesses, a financial advisory company MoB Capital Ltd has partnered BVTA on sensitizing vendors and informal traders on their products and they also access business advisory services.