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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Waste Pickers Alliance Uganda (APAU)

Kampala, Uganda

Website: wpau.org/

Primary information

Year formed
2001
Registered in
2006
Formally registered
Yes
Language
English
Number of members
169
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Alliance, Non profit organization
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Dumpsite, Street
Membership
Yes
Organization Structure
WPAU is led by a board. The Board is comprised of the President, two executive members/founders, a Board Secretary and treasurer and a director of Advocacy (Female - also staff member). The two founders are referred to as Executive members. One of the Executive members chairs the annual general meeting and the two are mandated to scrutinize elected personnel.
Objectives
The WPAU aims to develop the social welfare and human rights of waste pickers and to develop substantial strategies for the realization of waste pickers sustainable livelihoods.
Women composition

Benefits

Services


Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 11/9/2011, Lucia Fernandez 26/11/2014

Comments / Narrative

The Waste Pickers Alliance Uganda (WPAU) is a grassroots organization that aims to develop the human rights and social welfare of waste pickers through advocating for policies that improve the working conditions and rights of garbage collectors and people who work on dump sites in Uganda.



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