ASSOVACO (Association de Vendeurs Ambulantes au Congo)

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ASSOVACO is currently active in South Kivu (province) in districts of Uvira, Fizi, Walungu, Kabare and in the provincial capital cities of Bukavu and Goma.

ASSOVACO has more than 1800 active members, divided into organised sectors of shop owners (storages), and market and street vendors. Each sector is divided into organised cells based on their work speciality, for example: farm products, clothing, shoes, fish and other sea products,
cross-border trade, butchers, milk products etc, and the door is open for more members to join. A sector is usually determined geographically, like sector Mulongwe market, sector Kalimabenge market etc.

Members
1851
Women Members
1272
Young Members
142
Percentage of women
69%
Percentage of young people
8%
Membership to a national trade union center
No
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