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Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi

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Rabu, 15 Jul 2020 21:00 WIB

Jakarta - Kesulitan ekonomi akibat pandemi COVID-19 membuat warga Zimbabwe ramai berjualan sayuran hingga pakaian dengan mobil mereka di pinggiran jalan Harare.

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Warga Zimbabwe giat menjual barang-barang dari kendaraan mereka untuk mengatasi kesulitan ekonomi yang disebabkan oleh pandemi COVID-19.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Dengan pintu bagasi yang terbuka, warga ramai berjualan di sisi jalan Harare, ibu kota Zimbabwe.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Warga menjual berbagai macam kebutuhan rumah tangga dari bahan makanan hingga pakaian.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Teknis penjualan dalam mobil seperti ini dikatakan ilegal di Zimbabwe. Maka dari itu jika ada para penjual terus waspada jika kedatangan pihak aparat.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Shelton Marange bekerja sebagai mekanik sebelum diberhentikan pada bulan Mei. Setelah berhenti, ia mulai menjual sayuran yang dibelinya di desa untuk dijual di pinggiran jalan Harare.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Ekonomi Zimbabwe sudah berada dalam kelesuan sebelum adanya Corona, dilanda oleh kenaikan inflasi, penurunan nilai mata uang lokal, pengangguran yang tinggi, dan kekurangan air, listrik dan gas.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Menurut Dana Moneter Internasional, ekonomi negara itu cenderung menurun lebih dari 10% tahun ini, jauh lebih besar dari kontraksi 3,2% yang diproyeksikan untuk seluruh ekonomi Afrika sub-Sahara.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Joseph Chege dulunya adalah pedagang barang elektronik di pinggiran ibukota Kenya, Nairobi, namun karena pembatasan akibat COVID-19 membuatnya harus menutup bisnisnya dan beralih berjualan hasil alam di bagasi mobilnya.  

People sell various goods by the side of a busy road in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, June, 23, 2020. Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. With their car doors and trunks wide open by the side of busy roads, eager sellers display a colorful array of goods in Harare, the capital. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Chege mengatakan bahwa keuntungan dari menjual sayur-sayuran dan buah-buahan secara signifikan lebih kecil daripada yang dia hasilkan sebelumnya, tetapi dia bersyukur bisa memenuhi sebagian kewajiban keuangannya ketika banyak orang kehilangan mata pencaharian mereka.   

Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi
Warga Zimbabwe Ramai-ramai Jualan di Mobil Saat Pandemi