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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Country India

February 07, 2014


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02/08/2014
Video: Real women, incredible lives: From ragpicker to entrepreneur  at ndtv.com

Video: Real women, incredible lives: From ragpicker to entrepreneur at ndtv.com

NDTV 24X7, a national news channel, made a short documentary titled ‘’Real women, incredible lives: From ragpicker to entrepreneur” and Rekha, a waste picker associated with Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group and Safai Sena, was a part of it. After her husband’s death, Rekha moved from Bihar to Delhi in order to feed her baby. She began working as a waste picker. She remarried and saw her life transformed. She found out about Chintan and Safai Sena, a registered group of waste pickers. Now Rekha is a waste manager and leads a team of 12 women. She feels empowered and hopes to transform the lives of many people like her. Watch the video