AEIMO (Associação da Economia Informal de Moçambique)

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The Informal Economy Association of Mozambique (Associação da Economia Informal de Moçambique, AEIMO) in Mozambique was founded in 1999.  Most of AEIMO’s members are street traders, but a small percentage of the members come from other informal worker sectors. AEIMO is affiliated to the national trade union center in Mozambique – OTM.

AEIMO’s objectives are to:

  • organize, unite and build solidarity between street traders and other informal workers
  • promote and defend the rights and interests of street traders and other informal workers
  • improve working and living conditions of street traders and other informal workers
  • improve quality of services rendered by street traders and other informal workers to society
  • encourage operators and workers in the informal sector and to make investments that enable their insertion in the informal sector
  • promote the cultural elevation and status of street traders and other informal workers
  • represent operators and workers of the informal sector before governmental and private institutions
Members
15000
Women Members
9000
Percentage of women
60%
Membership to a national trade union center
Yes
National trade union center
Organização dos Trabalhadores de Moçambique
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