In recognition of International Labour Day, or May Day, AIKMM and its associate organization NALR hosted a program to promote solidarity amongst the waste collectors in northeast Delhi.
Chintan celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd, in partnership with the Indian Railways at the New Delhi Railway Station. The Chintan team along with waste pickers with Safai Sena encouraged commuters to sign pledges to not litter the station and to crush plastic bottles before discarding them.
PRISM project organised a Behaviour Change Campaign (BCC) on 25 March 2013 with an objective of gathering respect and recognizing waste worker’s contributions in solid waste management sector in Nepal with a brand message “Informal Waste Workers: Deserving respect for their contribution.”
Today is a very special day for the people that day after day get up to give their best in our struggles, each and every one of the waste pickers in the region, from different countries.
Today is still very far from being the day of happiness which all human beings yearn for, but certainly, bringing to light and to memory the tragic events that happened 26 years ago makes us reflect better on where we are today.
In the name of the National Association of Waste Pickers of Colombia, we would like to send you special greetings and blessings and a big hug.
En esperant une bonne journée du 1er mars 2013 a tous les recuperateurs en lutte!
Wishing a happy March 1st: Global Waste Pickers’ Day to all waste pickers in the struggle!
Waste pickers from the National Movement (MNCR), Uruguay, Colombia, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and India, marched together with thousands of social movements from around the world yesterday, June 20, at the People’s March.