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Cooperativa Mixta Segregadores Limitada de Honduras (COMISEGREHL)

Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras

Primary information

Year formed
2005
Registered in
2005
Formally registered
On
Language
Spanish
Number of members
20
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Dumpsite, Sanitary landfill
Membership
No
Objectives
El objectivo es que nosotros queremos incidir en el tema de una bodega, porque tenemos a través de Tetrapak, un equipo que nos donó una báscula, compactadora. No tenemos bodega donde podemos reunir el material y exportarlo. El segundo es que estamos pagando un vehiculo a través de la cooperativa.
Affiliations
Ngo, Redlacre
Funding
Donor funded
Internal elections
Every 4 years
Women composition
65,0%

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Benefits

Number of credit / saving members?
20
Safety & Technology
Gloves

Services

What kind of relationship exists with the municipality?
None
How is the relationship with the municipality?
Poor and/or non existent
Types of materials
Glass, Paper and cardboard
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Collecting materials, Selling materials, Sorting waste
Challenges to access waste
Contamination from waste, Exploitation, Foul smell & contamination from waste, Lack of education & training, Lack of infrastructure & resources, Lack of recognition, Lack of tools, Lack of unity between organizations, Negative attitude towards waste, Obtaining licenses, Price fluctuations of waste, Privatization, Transportation

Complementary Information

Information source
Interview to Armindo Laínez Zavala. ogotá, 14 de marzo de 2018.

Comments / Narrative

Alcaldia municipal les dan apoyo logística – querian obtener un Proyecto para pode… que nos permitan en barrios y colonias seguras antes que entre la recolección… y nos permitieron. El inginerio no los tomaron en cuenta… no han proveido la personería jurídica de la asociación nacional.


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