National Junior Councils Association of Zimbabwe - NJCA

National Junior Councils Association of Zimbabwe - NJCA NJCA brings all Junior Councils on a national platform to share ideas, and solutions to problems that they face in their respective town/city councils.
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VISION. To create a Zimbabwe that is child friendly at senior and junior local government structures. MANDATE The association is responsible for the coordination and networking of all junior councils in Zimbabwe, networking and collaborating with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Government, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and Development partners, reviving and starting junior councils in towns and rural councils where they do not exist, lobbying and advocating for the rights of children, reduction of unemployment and poverty through mobilising and monitoring of resources to undertake various youth developmental programme projects and enhancing youth skills from capacity building. MISSION To be the junior council organization that champions for the recognition of Children and Youth in decision making and development through lobbying and advocating the rights of children and enhancing youth skills through capacity building

Mission: To be the junior council organization that champions for the recognition of Children and Youth in decision making and development through lobbying and advocating the rights of children and enhancing youth skills through capacity building.

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For assistance in times of abuse, please contact your nearest Junior Councilor or contact NJCA on the numbers above. #NJ...
14/05/2020

For assistance in times of abuse, please contact your nearest Junior Councilor or contact NJCA on the numbers above. #NJCASaysNoToAbuse

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If we work together, Corona Virus will be defeated!
11/05/2020

If we work together, Corona Virus will be defeated!

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The team behind the success of the Forum. Through their individual and tremendous work, the Annual National Forum became...
17/03/2020

The team behind the success of the Forum. Through their individual and tremendous work, the Annual National Forum became a huge success. #JCForum2020

The 2020 Junior Mayors, Chairpersons, Town Clerks, Town Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers’ Annual National Forum ...
16/03/2020

The 2020 Junior Mayors, Chairpersons, Town Clerks, Town Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers’ Annual National Forum participants. #JCForum2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 11:32 | Beitbridge | The Deputy Executive Director for NJCA Mr. S. Maganyani presented a template that wi...
11/03/2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 11:32 | Beitbridge | The Deputy Executive Director for NJCA Mr. S. Maganyani presented a template that will be used to evaluate Junior Councilors’ success stories. He also highlighted what is expected from junior councilors during their term of office. #JCForum2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 11:23 | Ms. Hlatywayo from the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works’ Legal Services Department p...
11/03/2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 11:23 | Ms. Hlatywayo from the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works’ Legal Services Department presented on By-Laws explaining how the localized laws work within the jurisdiction of a local authority. #JCForum2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:51 | Beitbridge | The Beitbridge District Development Coordinator Ms. Sikhangezile Mafu who was standi...
10/03/2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:51 | Beitbridge | The Beitbridge District Development Coordinator Ms. Sikhangezile Mafu who was standing in for the guest of honor, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works Mr. Z. R. Churu delivered the welcome remarks and highlighted that the gathering was aiming at creating an interface platform for positive change makers in Zimbabwe. #JCForum2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:39 | The Junior Mayor and junior councilor for ward 2 of Beitbridge Municipality, his Worship Pride Mu...
10/03/2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:39 | The Junior Mayor and junior councilor for ward 2 of Beitbridge Municipality, his Worship Pride Mujere delivers welcome remarks at the official opening of the Forum. #JCForum2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:31 | NJCA Patron Mrs. R. Chigiya-Mujeni welcomes and introduces the Beitbridge District Development Co...
09/03/2020

‪28 Feb 2020 | 10:31 | NJCA Patron Mrs. R. Chigiya-Mujeni welcomes and introduces the Beitbridge District Development Coordinator Ms. Sikhangezile Mafu who was standing in for the guest of honor, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works Mr. Z. R. Churu to the official opening of the Forum . #JCForum2020‬

09/03/2020

ZBC News reports on the Junior Mayors, Chairpersons, Town Clerks, Town Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers’ 2020 Annual National Forum. #JCForum2020

27 Feb 2020 | 17:00 | Beitbridge | All Junior Councils presented their action plans giving the audience an insight of th...
06/03/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 17:00 | Beitbridge | All Junior Councils presented their action plans giving the audience an insight of the activities they plan to undertake in the year 2020. #JCForum2020 @ Beitbridge

27 Feb 2020 | 16:43 | Beitbridge | Municipality of Gwanda Junior Council kickstarted the Action Plan presentations as th...
05/03/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 16:43 | Beitbridge | Municipality of Gwanda Junior Council kickstarted the Action Plan presentations as the Junior Mayor gave the audience an insight of the activities they plan to undertake in the year 2020. #JCForum2020

27 Feb 2020 | 13:04 | City of Bulawayo Junior Council focal person Mrs. N. Mpofu presents on Devolution and its implicat...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 13:04 | City of Bulawayo Junior Council focal person Mrs. N. Mpofu presents on Devolution and its implications on the Zimbabwe Local Government System. #JCForum2020

27 Feb 2020 | 12:15 | City of Harare Junior Council focal person Mr. I. Dhedheya presents on Local Governance. #JCForum2...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 12:15 | City of Harare Junior Council focal person Mr. I. Dhedheya presents on Local Governance. #JCForum2020

27 Feb 2020 | 10:51 | Mr. Sibusiso Bhebhe, a former Junior Councilor for City of Bulawayo representing DotYouth presents...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 10:51 | Mr. Sibusiso Bhebhe, a former Junior Councilor for City of Bulawayo representing DotYouth presents on the Overview of the Zimbabwe School Health Policy. #JCForum2020

‪27 Feb 2020 | 09:44 | The Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Beitbridge Councilor Munyaradzi Chitsunge delivers the We...
27/02/2020

‪27 Feb 2020 | 09:44 | The Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Beitbridge Councilor Munyaradzi Chitsunge delivers the Welcome Remarks on behalf of the Municipality of Beitbridge. #JCForum2020‬

27 Feb 2020 | 09:39 | The Town Clerk for the Municipality of Beitbridge Mr. Loud Ramakgapola introduces the Deputy Mayor...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 09:39 | The Town Clerk for the Municipality of Beitbridge Mr. Loud Ramakgapola introduces the Deputy Mayor of Beitbridge Municipality. #JCForum2020

27 Feb 2020 | 09:36 | The Public Relations Officer for the Municipality of Beitbridge Mr. Ndou introduces the senior pol...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 09:36 | The Public Relations Officer for the Municipality of Beitbridge Mr. Ndou introduces the senior policy makers of Beitbridge.

27 Feb 2020 | 09:34 Executive Director for NJCA Mr. S. T. Chikazhe welcomes the participants to the Annual National Foru...
27/02/2020

27 Feb 2020 | 09:34 Executive Director for NJCA Mr. S. T. Chikazhe welcomes the participants to the Annual National Forum. #JCForum2020

09:34: The Deputy Executive Director for NJCA, Mr. S. I. Maganyani welcomes participants and introduces the Executive Di...
27/02/2020

09:34: The Deputy Executive Director for NJCA, Mr. S. I. Maganyani welcomes participants and introduces the Executive Director for NJCA. #JCForum2020

09:23 am The Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Beitbridge Councilor Munyaradzi Chitsunge (Center) and the Chairperson ...
27/02/2020

09:23 am The Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Beitbridge Councilor Munyaradzi Chitsunge (Center) and the Chairperson for Health and Housing Committee Councilor Agnes Tore (Right) make an entrance. #JCForum2020

*27 Feb 2020 0900HRS | Beitbridge Inn Hotel:* The Junior Mayors, Chairpersons, Town Clerks, Town Secretaries and Chief E...
27/02/2020

*27 Feb 2020 0900HRS | Beitbridge Inn Hotel:* The Junior Mayors, Chairpersons, Town Clerks, Town Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers’ 2020 Annual National Forum kicks off in style. Participants are being registered, introductions being made and ground rules are being set. #JCForum2020

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Only 15 days left to the 4th Edition of NJCA’s Annual National Forum. This is set to be the biggest event of it’s nature...
11/02/2020

Only 15 days left to the 4th Edition of NJCA’s Annual National Forum. This is set to be the biggest event of it’s nature since there has been a large number of newly established and revived junior councils. We have witnessed rise from 6 Local Authorities with active junior councils since the inception of NJCA to 63 Local Authorities with active junior councils. This event will also provide a roadmap on establishing junior councils on all remaining local authorities. #JCForum2020

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Makombe Building, Cnr L.Takawira And H.Chitepo
Harare
PRIVATE BAG 7706 CAUSEWAY HARARE

General information

On the 2nd of September six (6) Junior Councils endorsed for the formation of the NJCA in Gweru on the 10th of December 2011. There it was launched and officially recorded the second child led organization of its sort in the world after Brazil and thus the first in Africa. National Junior Councils Association (NJCA) is to set solid foundations for a brighter future for junior councilors and improve the lives of the youths and children in Zimbabwe by establishing income generating projects to sustain Junior Councils and establish entrepreneurship projects for the youths in bid to eradicate unemployment. Advocating for youth empowerment through monitoring resources allocation, child budget participation and advocate for a child friendly budget and also as junior councilors to be good conductors between the youths and outer business world. Advocating for children in school, empowerment through monitoring their educational facilities, activities and their code of conduct. NJCA is to make sure that junior councils all over Zimbabwe are recognized on a more professional platform as an effective youth and child led organization and take a leading role in the development of the African child. Increase youth participation at local, regional and international level in the system of local governance thus improving the effectiveness and impact of junior councils. To eradicate youth unemployment and improve educational basis of the youth in schools regardless of social status, creed religion and political opinion according to the Educational act (25; 01). Most of all NJCA was founded in order unite all junior councils and resituate inactive junior councils in Cities and Towns where they are not there. NJCA was found by three junior councils (Harare, Mvurwi and Marondera junior councils) in August 2011. The founding Junior Mayors are as follows Maxwell Katunga, Shingirirai Chikazhe and Munyaradzi Tengwa respectively.

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#NJCA PEACE BUILDING INITIATIVE
...we can do this by working as a team
Chitungwiza Junior Council successfully held their 2019 Induction Training at Mhukahuru lodge from 13-16 August 2019
Former child councillor for ward 32 Gutu West , George Chagwesha , joined the NJCA ..
With 4days left ahead of Junior Parliamentarians election in Gutu District . Rufaro High School based child councillor , George Chagwesha , sabbatically move out of the office ..
Mr Tinashe adressing about people with disabilities. "MOST OF TIME PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE DENIED TO EPRESS THEMSELVES. JUST GIVE US THE RIGHTS AND SEE WHAT WE CAN DO. IF WE HAVE AN ACCESSIBLE ENVIRONMENT AND SEE WONDERS FROM PEOPLE LEAVING WITH DISABILITIES. INCLUDE US ALSO IN POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT. LET US ALL ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE LEAVING WITH DISABILITIES. WHATEVER WE DO DON'T LEAVE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. ##IF YOU GIVE US THE CHANCE WE WILL SHOW YOU OUR ABILITIES."