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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Men for Women (MFW)

Kisumu, Kenya

Primary information

Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste collectors, Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Non governmental organization
Organizational Reach
International
Membership
No
Objectives
achieve efficient sustainable solid waste management in the city
Education and training
Waste management
Partnering organizations
UN Habitat, ILO, SIDA, VIRED, Municipal Council
Affiliations
Donor, Government, Ngo
Women composition

Social networking sites


Benefits

Member benefits
Job creation & source of income, Training & advocacy

Services

Challenges to access waste
Lack of infrastructure & resources, Lack of recognition, Lack of unity between organizations

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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