GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Associação dos Catadores de Papel, Papelão e Material Reaproveitável de Belo Horizonte (ASMARE)

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Website: asmare.org.br

Primary information

Language
Portuguese
Number of members
380
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Association, Cooperative
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Street
Organization Structure
Has a coordinating group elected by members in an assembly every 4 years. Receives technical support from INSEA (NGO) and from Local government.
Objectives
Promote citizenship, promote the rights of waste pickers
Women composition
55,0%

Benefits

Services


Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 26/08/2011

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