GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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CLD MBL CINGABA

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Primary information

Year formed
2010
Language
French, Kikongo, Lingala, Swaili, Tshiluba
Number of members
107
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Association
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Door to door, Dumpsite, Landfill, Open, Sorting center, Street
Organization Structure
General Assembly, Executive Bureau, National Committee,
Objectives
Awarenes raising, recycling, recognition of waste pickers, capacity building, social and economic empowerment of waste pickers,
Education and training
Learning exchange, Rights & duties, Waste management
Partnering organizations
OXFAM Quebec, INADES FORMATION CONGO
Funding
Ngo funds
Internal elections
Every 4 years
Women composition
46,7%

Benefits

Member benefits
Clean & healthy environment, Id cards, Job creation & source of income

Services

What kind of relationship exists with the municipality?
Integrated into formal systems of source segregation
How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Types of materials
Biodegradable waste, Glass, Household items, Metals, Paper and cardboard, Plastics
Challenges to access waste
Lack of education & training, Lack of recognition, Lack of unity between organizations

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 15/08/2013, Africa 2012

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