GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Kachra Kamgar Union (KKU)

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Primary information

Year formed
2007
Registered in
2008
Formally registered
On
Language
English, Hindi
Number of members
2000
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Trade union
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door
Organization Structure
Members, General Body, Governing Body
Objectives
Rights dignity and welfare of workers, strengthen bargaining capacity, capacity building, recognition of waste pickers, promote the rights of waste pickers advocacy at national level,
Education and training
Leadership training, Waste management
Affiliations
Hind mazdoor sabha delhi state
Women composition
20,0%

Benefits

Member benefits
Child assistance programmes, Education programmes, Health care & insurance, Id cards
Safety & Technology
Gloves, Masks, Safety boots

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Poor and/or non existent
Activities
Collecting materials, Composting, Waste sorting
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting
Challenges to access waste
Availability of waste, Harassment from authorities

Complementary Information

Information Source
ASIA 2013

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