Chipinge Town Council COE

Date: November 5, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Manicaland
Baseline score 37
Post 2015 score  65-Bronze
Population  25,292
Number of women councillors  4
Number of men councillors  4
Joined the COE programme  2015
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Summit  2016

Chipinge Town Council is located in Chipinge District, in Manicaland Province, in southeastern Zimbabwe, close to the border with Mozambique. The town is in the high part of the District which is the heart of region one with the highest rainfalls. One of Zimbabwe’s most famous landmarks, the Birchenough Bridge is located on the Sabi River about 50 kilometres, northwest of Chipinge. The town is the headquarters of Chipinge District. The council is the only council which has the  50-50 parity in terms of councillors.

The council is a spoke council, mentored by Mutare City Council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in local government. The council has established a revolving fund for solid waste management projects.

Read the council’s 2016 summit case study here

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

Download : Chipinge Town Council_Situational Analysis Report
Download : Chipinge Town Council_Gender Scorecard
Download : Chipinge Town Council Stage 4 and 5 Report

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