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Zimbabwe Chamber Of SMEs

Zimbabwe Chamber of SMEs offers numerous benefits for both members and partners. We are giving SMEs a chance to be competitive in the corporate world.

10+ Years Experience in this game of growing SMEs

The Zimbabwe Chamber of SMEs is Zimbabwe's leading SME association and the fastest growing association of its kind in the world, committed to helping business owners and entrepreneurs become tomorrow's business legends, thus helping in accelerated attainment of Vision 2030.

Apex Board Members

Mr D Chinyemba

Ms F Zulu

Mr E C Gumbochuma

Dr L Moyo

Mr D Nhengu

Mr C Ngwenya

Mr V Tshuma

Mr K Makore

Mr B Murenga

National Steering Committee

Mr E C Gumbochuma

Mr L Moyo


To promote , co-ordinate and organise , where necessary , the participation and contributions of associations and clusters representing micro , small to medium enterprises in Zimbabwe in the social and economic development of the country at all levels: local ,national, regional and internationally.

Our Vision

To be the driving machine in the development and empowerment of Small and Medium Enterprises in Zimbabwe

Our Mission

To Empower Zimbabwe SMEs for global competiveness

Core Values
  • Integrity
  • Efficiency
  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Result Orientation
  • Professionalism
  • Transparency

Overview of SME sector in Zimbabwe

The SME sector plays a crucial role in the Zimbabwean economy, contributing significantly to employment, GDP, and overall economic growth. Here's a breakdown:

SMEs are estimated to contribute around 60% of Zimbabwe's GDP.

While this figure fluctuates, it underscores the sector's importance to the country's economic output.

SMEs are the largest employers in Zimbabwe

They provide jobs for a significant portion of the population. They are especially vital in addressing the country's high unemployment rate, which has been a persistent challenge.

The Zimbabwean government has implemented various initiatives to support SME development, including the establishment of SME-specific funds, business development programs, and policy reforms aimed at improving the business environment for small enterprises.

Access to finance remains a significant barrier for SMEs in Zimbabwe.

Many small businesses struggle to access affordable credit from traditional financial institutions due to stringent lending criteria and high-interest rates. However, initiatives such as the Zimbabwe Women's Microfinance Bank aim to improve access to finance for women-owned SMEs.

FinScope MSME Survey Zimbabwe 2022 Findings
Zimbabwe 2021 MSMEs Survey Report
National MSME Policy 2020-2024

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Zimbabwe Chamber of SMEs is a good platform for SMEs that want to be competitive.

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