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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Samson Mwakio & Denpaul Samuel Ogada

Nakuru, Kenya

Primary information

Year formed
2004
Formally registered
No
Language
English
Number of members
2
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
Records kept include buying & selling records and cask book.
Objectives
Waste collection, job creation
Partnering organizations
Equity Bank
Funding
Loans, Self funded
Women composition
0,0%

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Benefits

Member benefits
Job creation & source of income

Services

How is the relationship with the municipality?
Poor and/or non existent
Types of materials
Metals, Plastics
Activities
Selling materials, Waste collection
Challenges to access waste
Harassment from authorities, Lack of unity between organizations, Price fluctuations of waste, Transportation

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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