Umguza Rural District Council COE

Date: November 8, 2015
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Fact file
Country  Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Matebeleland North
Baseline score  53
Post 2015 score (2016); (2018); (2020)  (74- Silver); (80-Gold); (72-Silver)
Population  89,687
Number of women councillors  4
Number of men councillors  15
Joined the COE programme  2013
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year)  Yes (2020;2021)
Summit  2016; 2018;2020

The council is currently conducting radio talkshows on COVID19 and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights.Situated in Matebeleland North. This council is known for the man-made upper Umguza and Lower Umguza Dams. The council is also known for its natural wildlife conservancies.  The council has a website that you can view for the services they offer. Umguza Rural District Council is a Hub council for Matebeleland North and South rural councils in the Hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in local government. Umguza was rated the second best rural hub council at the 2020SADCProtocol@Work summit.

Read the council’s 2016 summit case study here.

Read the council’s 2018 summit case study here.

Read the 2020 Summit report here.

Click here to see who is Driving change in Umguza Rural District Council
Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe
Click here to review COE Report card
Click here to view the council ASRHR factsheet
Click here to view the council ASRHR Action Plan
Click here to view the council’s Hub and Spoke launch report
View COE Hub info

Download : Umguza RDC Buy-In Report
Download : Umguza RDC Situational Analysis Report
Download : Umguza RDC Scorecard
Download : Umguza RDC Statement of Commitment

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