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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Organic Composters

Nakuru, Kenya

Primary information

Year formed
2008
Language
English
Number of members
12
Type of members
Members are multi sector
Occupation of members
Waste collectors
Type of Organization
Self-help group
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door, Fixed
Membership
Yes
Organization Structure
Management committee inclusive of a chairman, secretary & a treasurer. Contribution, attendance and registration records are kept.
Partnering organizations
NAWACOM,
Funding
Self funded
Women composition
91,7%

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Benefits

Member benefits
Clean & healthy environment, Job creation & source of income
Safety & Technology
Gloves, Safety boots

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Types of materials
Animal waste, Biodegradable waste
Activities
Composting, New items made from collected materials, Selling materials, Tree planting
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting
Challenges to access waste
Foul smell & contamination from waste, Lack of infrastructure & resources, Lack of recognition, Transportation

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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