Vote is a Lawyer by profession who holds an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Zimbabwe and he is also a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe. Since 2001 to date he has been a legal practitioner and a Senior Partner for Muza and Nyapadi Legal Practitioners. Over the years Vote, has worked for Gutu and Chikowero law firm. He was once a Commercial Law Lecturer at Pikelela Polytechnic and also lectured Clinical and Practical Skills Training and Advocacy at the University of Zimbabwe. Under the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Vote has worked as a Magistrate at Tredgold Magistrate’s Court, Bulawayo. As a Legal Practitioner, he has served as a weekly columnist for the Financial Gazette Newspaper under the column ‘Legal Matters’. He currently is an Executive Director of a number of companies like, Office Essential (Pvt) Ltd, Kapoto Restaurants and Kakorodzi Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd.
Analysis Of The Performance Of The Microfinance Sector In Zimbabwe - Dec 2017
2017 results with respect to outreach reflects a sector largely on a rebound with total disbursed loans for the year amounting to $197.2 million compared with $166.0 million in 2016, an increase by $31.2 million or 18.7%. This is inspite of the year 2017 being the period when interest ceiling of 10% interest rates by the Central Bank was introduced effective January 2017.
ZAMFI Launches Regulatory Review on the Microfinance Sector
The Zimbabwe Association of Microfinance Institutions (ZAMFI) today used the occasion of their 3rd Annual Microfinance Sector Winter School in Kariba, to launch a regulatory review of their sector. The Winter School is taking place from 18 and 20 May under the theme “Tranversing the Microfinance Landscape”.
ZAMFI (Zimbabwe Assocition for Microfinance Institutions) is the umbrella body for microfinance institutions. Our vision is to transform the quality of life of the poor and marginalised communities. Our mission is to advocate for an enabling regulatory and funding environment and to promote best practices in the provision of demand- driven services for the growth of the microfinance industry in Zimbabwe.