GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Manyatta Solid Waste Management

Kisumu, Kenya

Primary information

Year formed
2003
Formally registered
No
Number of members
6
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste collectors, Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Community based organization
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door, Slums
Membership
Yes
Organization Structure
Members are elected according to experience and active participation and influence. The management committee is made up of 6 members.
Objectives
Recycling, job creation, contribute to cleaning the environment
Education and training
Waste management
Partnering organizations
Students from Sweden visit Manyatta. They are planning to have a five year partnership with Manyatta on a project for households, urban agriculture and water management.
Affiliations
University
Funding
Self funded
Internal elections
Every 2 years
Women composition
16,7%

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Benefits

Safety & Technology
No

Services

Types of materials
Biodegradable waste, Household items, Plastics
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Collecting waste, New items made from collected materials, Selling materials, Sorting waste
Challenges to access waste
Negative attitude towards waste, Transportation

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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