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ZYWNP speaks on its Access to Information campaign initiative in Mutoko

The Zimbabwe Young Women's Network For Peace Building (ZYWNP) has been running an Access to information intervention in Mutoko for the past year where they have been requesting authorities for information regarding Government’s position around the construction of schools and resource mobilization for education facilities. The initiative...

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Is the Mutoko Community Share Ownership Trust benefiting the community?

Zimbabwe Young Women’s Network for Peacebuilding (ZYWNP) in partnership with MISA Zimbabwe has been working to promote the right of every Zimbabwean to access to information under the Access to information campaign. Through MISA Zimbabwe’s training and support initiatives under this campaign, ZYWNP has been monitoring the transparency and accountability of public and government institutions to share information with the public and has so far, written and sent 2 information requests to the Mutoko Rural District Council and the Ministry of Lands, Land reform and Resettlement Mashonaland East Provincial office in Marondera.

Response from Mutoko Rural District Council regarding ZYWNP request

On the 13th of July 2017 at 14:00 hrs, ZYWNP received responses to the questions asked in the letter submitted to the Mutoko District land office on the 12th of July 2017 at 11:00hrs. The response that we wanted more was on whether the Ministry of Lands has remitted the unit tax to Mutoko RDC and how much they have remitted to help us to assess how the unit tax has been used to promote community development through delivery of public services in the District.