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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Pius Mutiso

Nakuru, Kenya

Primary information

Language
English
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste collectors
Type of Organization
Sole trader and/or business
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Collection from companies
Membership
No
Organization Structure
Records kept include employees’ records (pay), sales records & debts records.
Objectives
Job creation, recycling
Funding
Self funded
Women composition

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Benefits

Member benefits
Job creation & source of income

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Types of materials
Paper and cardboard
Activities
Selling materials
Challenges to access waste
Lack of infrastructure & resources, Price fluctuations of waste

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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