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.
The group has a chairlady, a secretary, a treasurer, an organizing secretary and a group coordinator. The capacity of the members determines their selection to become leaders of the group and this is through elections which are held annually. Its management committee constitutes of 2 men and 3 women. The members do pay a membership fee. Recruitment of new members is done only when the person interested has met all the requirements and is committed to the group’s activities after which he/she pays a registration fee. Records kept are that of any activities taken, collection of money and minutes of meetings.
Contribute to cleaning the environment, job creation, keep local area clean, achieve efficient sustainable solid waste management in the city