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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Muskaan

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Website: muskaan.org/

Primary information

Year formed
1998
Language
English
Number of members
500
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Itinerant buyers, Scrap dealers, Waste pickers
Objectives
Capacity building, promote the rights of waste pickers
Education and training
Rights & duties, Risks & health, Waste management
Partnering organizations
Health department, Education dept, Samman on waste pickers' issues, Eklavya on education issues
Women composition

Social networking sites

Facebook


Benefits

Member benefits
Education programmes, Health care & insurance

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Poor and/or non existent
Activities
Collecting materials, New items made from collected materials
Challenges to access waste
Harassment from authorities

Complementary Information

Information source
AIW 2013

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