KENASVIT MSE Bill Campaign - Nakuru Street Traders And Hawkers Association (NASTHA)

KENASVIT has already conducted public processions in Nairobi , Machakos and today in Nakuru under Nakuru Street Traders and Hawkers Association (NASTHA) an affiliate of KENASVIT. We had combined forces with other civil society organizations led by Institute for policy and conflict Nairobi, Centre for Enhancement of Democracy and Good Governance (C.E.D.G.G), Bunge La Mwananchi central rift, I.D.P`s central Rift camps, Unga revolution movement. These are the allies who teamed up with us today.

We are planning to hold such peaceful processions in Kisumu under KITES ( Kisumu Informal Traders Economic Support), in Migori town MISVESTS (Migori Street Vendors and small Traders Society) in mombasa (MUSTA - Mombasa Urban Street Traders Alliance) and KITALE (KASVIT - Kitale Alliance of Street Vendors and Informal Traders)

KENASVIT is pushing for implementation of the Micro and Small Enterprise Bill which has been delayed for almost ten years due to government bureaucracy.

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INDIA. DP is irreparable, scrap it, say activists. Times of India (10 April 2015).

TANZANIA. College plans to identify trade opportunities for hawkers. Daily News (10 April 2015)  by Ludovick Kazoka.

INDIA. No street vendors, cycle rickshaws in Lajpat Nagar market: NGT. Zee News (8 April 2015) by PTI. New Delhi:

BOTSWANA. EDD is the way to go. Mmegi Online (8 April 2015).

USA. Five Courses: Hawkers' street food flair & more. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay (8 April 2015) by Meaghan Habuda.

INDIA. Hawkers may be allowed near Rishi Kapoor, Anil Ambani's Pali Hill residences. DNA India (8 April 2015) by Amrita Nayak Dutta.

ABU-DHABI. Abu Dhabi Municipality raid scares away street hawkers. Gulf News (7 April 2015).

SINGAPORE. Hawker centres to be spruced up with murals and art installations. Channel News Asia (5 April 2015) by Vimita Mohandas.

MALAYSIA. 'Development will be inclusive'. The Star Online (3 April 2015).

INDIA. 'Street vendors denied right to livelihood'. The Hindu (1 April 2015) by K.N. Umesh.

SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa: Xenophobic Violence in KZN - 'This Is a Black Easter for Foreigners'.

SINGAPORE. Singapore street food: stewed, sliced and steamed - video.

USA. Street vendors press city to legalize their trade.

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StreetNet International is an alliance of street vendors. It was launched in Durban, South Africa, in November 2002.

Membership-based organizations (unions, co-operatives or associations) directly organizing street vendors, market vendors and/or hawkers among their members, are entitled to affiliate to StreetNet International.

The aim of StreetNet is to promote the exchange of information and ideas on critical issues facing street vendors, market vendors and hawkers (i.e. mobile vendors) and on practical organizing and advocacy strategies