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.
Supported by Logo WIEGO

Hasirudala

Karnataka, Bangalore, India

Website: hasirudala.in/

Primary information

Year formed
2011
Language
English
Number of members
6000
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Association
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Street
Membership
Yes
Objectives
Recognition of waste pickers, social protection, improve waste picker living conditions
Partnering organizations
Grace, Radio Active, Waste Wise Trust, Solid Waste Management Round Table (SWMRT), Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP), WIEGO, Global Communities
Women composition

Benefits

Member benefits
Child assistance programmes, Health care & insurance, Id cards, Social & pension benefits, Training & advocacy

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

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 20/08/2013, Lucia Fernandez 12/11/2014

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