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 « Waste pickers Around the World (WAW)

This is the list of all the organizations listed in the WAW database:

# Name Web Scope Type of Organization Type of Member Number of members
(Number of groups)
Location Year formed (registration year) Member occupation
1 Association Bokk Diom des Récupérateurs et recycleurs de Mbeubeuss 1,200 Dakar, Senegal 1995 (1998)
2 Association de Femmes Recuperatrices du Benin (AFRB) 1,000 Cotonou, Benin 1997 (2000)
3 Association de recuperateurs du Cameroun (ARC) 300 Douala, Cameroon
4 CLD MBL CINGABA 107 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo 2010
5 Collective des groupements intervenant dans l’ Assaissement au Mali (COGIAM) , 613 (120) Bamako, Mali 2004 ,
6 Coopérative des Récupérateurs de la Commune IV 28 Bamako, Mali
7 Hlanganani MaAfrika Waste Picker Cooperative 75 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 2012
8 Ikageng Ditamating 49 Sasolburg, South Africa 2009
9 Sarbah and Ablekuma 100 Accra, Ghana
10 South African Waste Pickers Association (SAWPA) , , 6,000 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 2009
11 Waste Picker Union in Ghana Sarbah, Ablekuma, Ghana
12 Waste Pickers Alliance Uganda (APAU) , 169 Kampala, Uganda 2001 (2006)
13 Waste Pickers Association of Kenya (WAPAK) Nakuru, Kenya