Bulawayo City Council
Fact File
Country Zimbabwe
Value Chain Arts and Crafts
Joined COE Programme 2010
Joined LED Programme 2022
Number of female participants 36
Number of male participants 2
Number of youth participants 18
Average income at baseline
Average income at endline
Summit 2024
Bulawayo joined the Promoting Gender Inclusive Local Economic Development Project in Zimbabwe in 2023. The project seeks to refurbish the Bulawayo Home Industries, Handcraft Skills Training and Production Centre. The ultimate goal is the use of arts and crafts as a tool to promote local economic development.Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe, with a population 653 337 (54% female and 46% male). Bulawayo covers an area of about 546 square kilometres the western part of the country, along the Matsheumhlope River. Along with the capital Harare, Bulawayo is one of two cities in Zimbabwe that is also a province. The Council joined the Centres of Excellence in 2010. The council is committed to excellence in local governance through the provision of quality services to the satisfaction of stakeholders. The council is a hub of excellence, mentoring Lupane Local Board, Hwange Local Board and Victoria Falls Municipality. The council also anchors the Sunrise Campaign which started in 2014.
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