Masvingo Rural District Council COE

Date: November 8, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Masvingo
Baseline score  53
Post 2015 score (2016)  (45-Blue)
Population  211,215
Number of women councillors  6
Number of men councillors  29
Joined the COE programme  2015
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Summit  2016

Masvingo Rural District Council is home to the National heritage site, Great Zimbabwe ruins. In the same vein, they share the jurisdiction with Masvingo City Council which is also a Centre of Excellence. The council area is well renowned for its strong cultural beliefs and background. It has been thoroughly engaged in the COE and making headway in their progression to becoming a true COE.

Masvingo RDC is a spoke council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in local government. The council is mentored by Bikita RDC. The council has a gender policy. The council is also constructing waiting mothers’ shelters and streetlights in Nemanwa growth point and rehabilitating community boreholes.

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

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