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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Jan Vikas Kendra

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Primary information

Year formed
2004
Language
English, Hindi
Number of members
700
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative, Self-help group
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Street
Objectives
Contribute to cleaning the environment, improve working conditions, reduce vulnerability and risk
Women composition
100,0%

Benefits

Member benefits
Education programmes, Health care & insurance

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Poor and/or non existent
Activities
Collecting materials, Composting
Sorting Spaces
Sorting workshops
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 9/7/2010, Asia 2013

Comments / Narrative

Has 3 Waste Picker Cooperatives



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