MUFIS (Malawi Union for the Informal Sector)

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Formed in 2002.

Membership: Street and market vendors, hawkers and informal sector workers. Of its members, 1400 are street vendors, 500 market vendors and 150 hawkers (mobile vendors). Members pay monthly membership fees. Paid up members – 5 000.

Objectives:
• Protect the rights and interests of members;
• Encourage full participation by members in the union; promote legislation that is
in members’ interests;
• To affiliate with both local and international organisations that have similar
objectives to MUFIS.

Vision:
• To assist, represent and educate its members to further their businesses.

Members
18000
Women Members
9900
Young Members
2700
Percentage of women
55%
Percentage of young people
15%
Membership to a national trade union center
Yes
National trade union center
National Federation of Trade Unions (NAFETU)
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