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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Latin American Waste Pickers Network (LAWPN)

São Paulo, Brazil

Website: redrecicladores.net/es/

Primary information

Year formed
2008
Language
Spanish
Number of groups
20
Type of members
Members are waste picker organizations
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Network
Organizational Reach
Regional
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Door to door, Dumpsite, Landfill, Recycling center, Sorting center, Street
Organization Structure
Cooperatives, Associations and National movements as partners of the LAWPN. Not decision making, just Secretariat and articulation. The new Secretariats are back in Chile (communication) Colombia (operations) and Brazil (international agenda)
Objectives
Recognition of waste pickers
Partnering organizations
Avina Foundation, WIEGO, GAIA, Ciudad Saludable,
Funding
Donor
Women composition

Benefits

Services


Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 1/10/2009, LuciaFernandez, 12/08/2014

Comments / Narrative

National movements/networks from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Nicaragua, and Association members from Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Uruguay, Panama, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras and Venezuela



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