Who Are We


We bridge the divide between the informal sector of South Africa and ensure that the Townships, Rural and Informal Sectors of South Africa become part of the mainstream of the South African Economy. The informal sector is regarded as the backbone of employment creation in South Africa.

Vision Statement


To be the unifying body for the Informal Trading Sector in South Africa, through active advocacy. Playing a leading role at being the catalyst for innovation and transformation whilst ensuring equal opportunity and dignity is protected.