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Informal Economy

Published in Dawn on January 21 2018

THE 12th Five Year Plan (2018-23) — to be finalised soon — is based on a strategy that combines “inclusive growth with green development”. 731 more words


Design and launch of mobile app for street vendors - Case of Jang

Since November 2017, our application Jang is in pilot phase with a dozen street vendors in Dakar. This is an opportunity for us to revisit the design process, development and launch of this mobile app and share the realities of this project that began more than a year ago. 1,622 more words


"Slumming", slum tourism article

Caption for image above: “Manila is home to hundreds of slums. Smokey Tours visits the Baseco neighborhood, where informal settlers live along the Pasig River”; Source: National Geographic… 69 more words

Architecture of Remittances

Image above: arquitecturadelasremesas.blogspot.com

In 2010, the Museum of Art of El Salvador ran an exhibit showcasing the structures resulting from remittances- money coming into the northern triangle- Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras- from their expats, most of them located in the US. 215 more words

A sales person’s perspective to approaching informal markets

In my experience working as a sales person for different multinational companies in Kenya that dealt in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), there are valuable lessons that I learnt in as far as sales and marketing is concerned. 511 more words

Addressing Informality

The report “Women and Men in the Informal Economy” by the International Labour Organization (ILO) states that informal employment is the main source of employment in Africa, accounting for 85.8 percent of all employment, or 71.9 percent, excluding agriculture. 581 more words

Chamas are the Financial Side of Real World Social Networks

A picture worth 1000 words!

This picture was taken at Ruiru, a town about 20km beyond Nairobi city. What you see here is a group of motorcycles popularly known as boda bodas parked next to Wakini fueling station right outside Mama Lucy’s Deli on your way to Wa Matangi. 1,181 more words