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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Salvages Services

Nakuru, Kenya

Primary information

Year formed
2006
Language
English
Number of members
15
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
Door to door
Membership
No
Organization Structure
Manager, a secretary, a driver, 3 cashiers (fee collectors), 5 loaders and 3 cleaners. Records kept are households/clients records, reclaimed materials records (types and quantities), income records, expenditure records and staff records.
Partnering organizations
FAMILY BANK, Practical Action, Municipal Council Nakuru, NAHECO, NAWACOM
Funding
Loans, Self funded
Women composition
6,7%

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Benefits

Safety & Technology
Yes

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Types of materials
Biodegradable waste, Metals, Plastics
Activities
Selling materials, Waste collection, Waste management, Waste sorting
Challenges to access waste
Availability of waste, Foul smell & contamination from waste, Lack of infrastructure & resources, Negative attitude towards waste, Obtaining licenses, Price fluctuations of waste

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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