Runde Rural District Council COE

Date: November 8, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region Midlands
Baseline score 47
Latest score
Population 185,757
Number of women councillors 6
Number of men councillors 13
Joined the COE programme 2015
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Summit 2015

Runde RDC is located in Zvishavane, a mining town in Midlands Province, Zimbabwe. It shares the city with Zvishavane Town Council. Surrounded by low hills, it lies 97 kilometres west of Masvingo, on the main Bulawayo-Masvingo road. Other roads lead from Zvishavane to Gweru, and Mberengwa, south-west. It is also on direct rail links to Gweru and Beit Bridge which then link up with Harare and Bulawayo in Zimbabwe and to Maputo in Mozambique and Pretoria in South Africa.

Runde RDC is pro-active in the health delivery system as they are constructing clinics with a view to having a clinic in each of the 19 council wards. In terms of recruitment, the council’s procurement officer and an engineer are all females. Runde RDC is a spoke council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming, mentored by Zibagwe RDC.



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Download : Runde RDC_Stage 1
Download : Runde RDC Gender Scorecard
Download : Runde_Situational Analysis Report
Download : Runde RDC Stage 4 and 5

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