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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List supporters « Waste pickers Around the World (WAW)

This page list waste picker support organization and potential supporters.

Take in account that this is not the list of Waste Picker Organizations.

# Name Scope Type of Organization Type of Member Number of members
(Number of groups)
Location Year formed (registration year) Member occupation
1 Abahlali (Shack Dwellers) Durban, South Africa 2005
2 Africa Community Group 20 Nairobi, Kenya 2000
3 Aliansi Buruh Yogyakarta (ABY) Indonesia
4 Alliance Self-Help Group 17 Mombasa, Kenya 2004
5 APF Johannesburg, South Africa 2000
6 Apnalaya Mumbai, India
7 APSA Hydrabad, India
8 Artwork Collective South Africa
9 ATAKA Waste Collectors Nakuru, Kenya 1998
10 Avani , , , , , , , , , 946 (14) Kolhapur, India 1994 (1994) , , , , , ,
11 Bal Vikas Dhara 116,250 New Delhi, India 1993
12 Bali Fokus Denpasar, Indonesia
13 BAMATO Environmental & Sanitation Project 25 Kisumu , Kenya 1998 ,
14 BANDANI Youth Development Group 27 Kisumu, Kenya 2004
15 Calgary Can , , , , Calgary, Canada
16 Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Nairobi, Kenya 1966
17 Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) Johannesburg, South Africa 1998
18 Centre International de Promotion de la Récupération (CIPRE) 1 Yaoundé, Cameroon
19 Chaani Street Workers Youth Groups 26 Mombasa, Kenya 2006
20 Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group New Delhi, India
21 CITU Sholapur, India
22 Clean Up Kisumu Group 14 Kisumu, Kenya 1992
23 CNI – SSI Mumbai, India
24 Coordination de femmes pour la paix et le développement 200 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
25 COURC Cape Town, South Africa 2002
26 Dandora 5 Welfare Association 22 Nairobi, Kenya 2008
27 Dandora Youth Multipurpose Self-Help Group (DYMS) 90 Nairobi, Kenya 1999 (2011)
28 Department of Geography, University of Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya
29 DISHA Kolkata, India
30 Ditsela Johannesburg, South Africa
31 Dronacharya Shikshan Samiti (DSS) Ujjain, India 1992
32 East and Youth Group 20 Nairobi, Kenya 1999
33 ECOTACT Limited Nairobi, Kenya
34 EcoWaste Coalition Quezon City, Philippines
35 Ecowaste Coalition of the Philippines Quezon City, Philippines
36 Ephantus Githinji Nakuru, Kenya 2004
37 Forces India
38 GAIA, India 650 Chennai, India 2000 ,
39 Green Flags 4,000 New Delhi, India
40 groundWork Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 1999
41 Gulf Youth Group 22 Kisumu, Kenya 2005
42 Hamal Panchayat Ahmednagar, India
43 Heko Youth Group 26 Mombasa, Kenya 1997
44 IDE Centro de Desenvolvimento Sócio Comunitário – RECICLA CAJAZEIRAS 40 Salvador, Brazil
45 Institute for development studies (IDS), University of Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya
46 Institute of Development Studies Nairobi, Kenya
47 International Labour Research Information Group (ILRIG) Cape Town, South Africa 1983
48 Janadhar Sevabhavi Sanstha /Janaseva Ghana Kachra Vyasthapan Sahakari Sanstha Latur, India
49 Jar Little Widows and Orphans (JALAWI) 15 Kisumu, Kenya 2005 ,
50 Josra Environmental & Solid Waste Management (JESWM) 25 Kisumu, Kenya 2003 ,
51 Kaloleni Sustainable Development Environmental Group (KASDEG) 17 Kisumu, Kenya 2007 ,
52 Kayole Environmental Management Association Technologies 85 Nairobi, Kenya 1999
53 Kenyatta University – Kitui Campus Nairobi, Kenya
54 Khanya College Johannesburg, South Africa
55 Kiboswa Market Neighbourhood Development Group 32 Kisumu, Kenya 2007
56 Kijiweni Initiative Youth Group 20 Mombasa, Kenya 2009
57 KistaI Waste Management Project 16 Kisumu, Kenya 2004
58 Kisumu Urban Apostolate Programme (KUAP) 75 (3) Kisumu, Kenya
59 Kisumu Waste Management & SACCO (Credit and Savings Cooperative) 140 Kisumu, Kenya
60 LEARN 320 (16) Mumbai, India
61 Legal Aid Centre Indonesia
62 Ligue pour le Droit de la Femme Congolaise (LDFC) 300 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
63 Lila Trust Goa, India
64 Lokvikas Nashik, India
65 Majengo Mapya Youth Group 10 Mombasa, Kenya 2003
66 Mama Power Development Women Group 20 Kisumu, Kenya 1995 (1999)
67 Manya Sanitation Self-Help group 12 Kisumu, Kenya 2007 ,
68 Manyatta Aids Community Based STI Services (MACOBASS) 35 Kisumu, Kenya 2002 ,
69 Manyatta Development Solid Waste 6 Kisumu, Kenya 2005 ,
70 Manyatta Gonda Solid Waste Management Group 15 Kisumu, Kenya 2009 ,
71 Manyatta Gonda Solid Waste Management Youth 14 Kisumu, Kenya 2008 ,
72 Manyatta Odmoko Self-Help group 32 Kisumu, Kenya 2007
73 Manyatta Solid Waste Management 6 Kisumu, Kenya 2003 ,
74 Matopeni Women Group 12 Kisumu, Kenya 2002 ,
75 Maya Bangalore, India
76 Men for Women (MFW) Kisumu, Kenya ,
77 Menegai Waste Recyclers Management Group (MEWAREMA) 40 Nakuru, Kenya 2002 ,
78 Metro Manila Linis-Ganda, Inc. 1,500 (17) Manila, Philippines 1983 (1983)
79 Millennium Cities Initiatives (MCI) Kisumu, Kenya ,
80 Mitra Pendidikan Indonesia (MPI) Yogyakarta, Indonesia
81 Mombasa Integrated Solid Waste Management Organization (35) Mombasa, Kenya 2008
82 Muskaan 500 Bhopal, India 1998 , ,
83 Muthurwa Eco Club 27 Nairobi, Kenya 2002
84 Nakuru Solid Waste Wanagers Association (NASWAMA) , 24 Nakuru, Kenya 2009
85 Nakuru Waste Collectors and Recyclers Management (NAWACOM) Nakuru, Kenya 2002
86 National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) Nakuru, Kenya
87 National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) Kampala, Uganda
88 Navsarjan Trust Ahmedabad, India 1988 (1989)
89 NIDAN New Delhi, India
90 Nyalenda Slums Wazee Organization 17 Kisumu, Kenya 2009 ,
91 Nyalenda Widows & Disabled Group 34 Kisumu, Kenya 2003 ,
92 Nyawita New Widows Women Group 15 Kisumu, Kenya 2003 ,
93 P.E.A.C.E Foundation Johannesburg, South Africa 1993
94 Paciência Viva – Projeto Ação Reciclar 20 Salvador, Brazil 2000
95 Perhimpunan Solidaritas Buruh Yogyakarta, Indonesia
96 Pius Mutiso Nakuru, Kenya
97 Practical Action Kisumu, Kenya
98 Practical Action (working in Eastern Africa) Nakuru, Kenya
99 REDS Bangalore , India
100 Reli Youth Group 20 Kisumu, Kenya 2008
101 Reseau pour la collecte et valorization des dechets 300 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo 2011
102 Riruta Environmental Group (REG) , 200 Nairobi, Kenya 1999
103 Sajag Society New Dehli, India (2008)
104 Salvages Services 15 Nakuru, Kenya 2006
105 Samson Mwakio & Denpaul Samuel Ogada 2 Nakuru, Kenya 2004
106 Section 27 Johannesburg, South Africa 2010
107 Serikat Pekerja Independen Indonesia
108 Siyabulela 12 Luzuko, South Africa
109 Slum Dwellers International (SDI Cape Town) Cape Town, South Africa 1991
110 Society for Community Health, Welfare and Environment Protection (SCHWEP) Tirupati, India
111 Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP) Johannesburg, South Africa
112 Socio Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) Johannesburg, South Africa
113 Solid Waste Management Association of the Philippines (SWAPP) Quezon City, Philippines
114 Soweto Youth Group 70 Nairobi, Kenya 2000
115 Sustainable National Environment Program (SUNEP) , (52) Nairobi, Kenya 1999
116 Tematema Women Group 20 Kisumu, Kenya 2001 ,
117 The Cart Horse Association 20 Philippi, South Africa
118 The Indonesian National Network Friends of Women Homeworkers (Mitra Wanita Pekerja Rumahan Indonesia) Indonesia
119 Tiljala Shed Kolkata , India
120 Tout est possible 68 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
121 Trades Union Congress (TUC) Accra, Ghana
122 Treatment Action Campaign Cape Town, South Africa
123 Umoja Disabled Self-Help group 15 Kisumu, Kenya 2003
124 Umphilo waManzi Durban, South Africa
125 Upper Hill Youth Group 31 Kisumu, Kenya 2009 ,
126 Urban Poor Linkage Indonesia
127 VEJA (13) Vanderbaijlpark , South Africa
128 Vijana ya Congo , 54 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo 2007
129 Vijana Youth Cleaners 200 Nairobi, Kenya 2003
130 Volunteer Youth Counsellors Group 15 Kisumu, Kenya 1996
131 Waste Wise Trust , , 856 Bangalore, India 2003 , ,
132 Women on Farms Project (WFP) Stellenbosch, South Africa 1996
133 Zama Uzuke Youth Group 17 Mombasa, Kenya 2009
134 Zulu Youth Group 22 Nairobi, Kenya 1996