GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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New Age Farm (OS) Multi Purpose Cooperative Society Ltd

Aba, Umuahia, Owerri, Osisioma , Nigeria

Primary information

Year formed
2006
Registered in
2011
Formally registered
Yes
Language
English, Igbo
Number of members
30
Type of members
Members employ waste pickers
Occupation of members
Scrap dealers, Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Door to door, Landfill, Street
Organization Structure
President, Vice President, Secretary, PRO, Provost, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Members.
Objectives
Build enterprises, income security
Partnering organizations
Metals & Joints Organization Nigeria
Affiliations
Waste picker organization
Funding
Loans
Internal elections
Every 3 years
Women composition
40,0%

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Benefits

Member benefits
Id cards, Job creation & source of income, Savings or credit scheme
Safety & Technology
Gloves, Safety boots

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Types of materials
Glass, Metals
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Farming, Selling materials, Transportation
Challenges to access waste
Lack of infrastructure & resources

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2012 11/01/2012

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