Informal Hawkers and Vendors Association of Ghana (IHVAG)

The Informal Hawkers and Vendors Association of Ghana (IHVAG) was formed in 2003, and registered in 2005. It was formerly called StreetNet Ghana. Currently, there are over 6,000 members, who work in street and market trading; approximately two-thirds of the members are women. The organization has six branches in two cities, and is governed by an executive committee of five women and two men.

IHVAG partners with the GA-East Traders Union and the Ghana Trades Union Congress, and is the Ghana national affiliate of StreetNet International. 

Contact: Juliana Brown Afari, National Coordinator

Phone: 0244-761128 / 020-0308152020-0308152 


Learn More

  • On January 31, 2018 the Informal Hawkers and Vendors Association of Ghana and WIEGO hosted a multi-stakeholder dialogue on the recent evictions of street vendors from public space in Accra. Read more
  • Informal Workers in Ghana Make Their Voices Heard - Raising the Profile of the Informal Economy in the Ghana 2012 Elections. Read more
  • Makola MarketMakola Market - Member ofIHVAG) Read more
    Makola Market

For more information, please also see links to news articles about IVHAG. Read more