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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SAMMAN

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Primary information

Language
English, Hindi
Number of members
250
Type of members
Members are multi sector
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door
Organization Structure
Director/Project Coordinator (Sr Sumati), Asst Coordinator (Amrit Kujur), 2-3 Field Workers
Objectives
Capacity building, organizing at local and national level, awareness raising, education and training, strengthen unity and cohesion among waste pickers
Education and training
Leadership training, Risks & health
Partnering organizations
Municipality
Funding
Ngo funds
Women composition

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Benefits

Member benefits
Child assistance programmes, Health care & insurance, Id cards
Number of credit / saving members?
250

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Challenges to access waste
Negative attitude towards waste

Complementary Information

Information source
AIW 2013

Comments / Narrative

They have one scrap shop that is running. They plan to start another one that will be run by the Federation.


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