GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 28 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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All India Kabadi Majdoor Mahasangh (AIKMM)

New Delhi, India

Website: aikmm.org/

Primary information

Year formed
2007
Registered in
2010
Formally registered
On
Language
English, Hindi
Number of members
40000
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Trade union
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Door to door, Dumpsite, Landfill, Street
Membership
Yes
Organization Structure
11 zonal committees in National Capital Regions, Coordinator and Members
Education and training
Risks & health, Waste management
Affiliations
Aiw
Funding
Membership fees
Women composition

Benefits

Member benefits
Child assistance programmes
Safety & Technology
No

Services

Types of materials
Electronic waste, Household items, Tetra brik
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Waste collection, Waste sorting

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 18/08/2011, ASIA 2013 Alliance of Indian Wastepicker- Kabir Arora/Malleswari Baddela

Comments / Narrative

One community run study centre in Kosambi in Ghazipur, UP attended by 52 children. 45 children to be enrolled in muncicipal school.