Street & Market Vendors
traders in eThekwini Municipality
work in the inner city
Number of traders in Warwick Junction daily.
Markets of Warwick
42 traders received training in guiding, first aid, and public speaking,
Traders exposed to MoW tours saw increased incomes.
A school learners' programme, including a field manual, was developed.
The South African Informal Workers Association (SAIWA) emerged out of the MoW tours.
5,311 vistors took the MoW tour.
In 2008, the non-profit Asiye eTafuleni was formed to assist informal workers operating from publicspaces and to legitimize the informal economy through innovative design interventions and programmes, directconsultations with the traders, and public and governmentengagement. AeT undertook a number of projects, including the successful Markets of Warwick tours.
Number of support workers in Warwick Junction at any given time.
- Increase public awareness of informal work
- Increase voice and visibility of informal workers
- Validate informal workers' contributions to the city's cultural and economic life
Research on and resources for Durban's street vendors
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With the informal workers' movement online