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 « Waste pickers Around the World (WAW)

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

#NameWebSNScopeType of OrganizationType of MemberNumber of members
(Number of groups)
LocationYear formed (registration year)Member occupation
1 Aakar 1,098 (78)Mumbai, India 1997 (1997)
2 Aasra Welfare Association
, , Mumbai, 2015 (2015) ,
3 All India Kachra Sramik Mahasangh, Bareilly Bareilly, India
4 All India Kachra Sramik Mahasangh, Delhi New Delhi, India
5 Avani avanisansthan.org , , , , , , , , , 946 (14)Kolhapur, India 1994 (1994) , , , , , ,
6 Bangladesh Waste Pickers Union (Formerly named as “Association of Waste Pickers of Bangladesh”) , , , 519 (7)Dhaka, Bangladesh 2015 ,
7 Ekati Samajik, Saikshanik, Vaidyakiy, Bahu-uddeshiy Sevabhavi Sanstha , , , 320 (9)Kolhapur, India 2012 (2012) , ,
8 Gaddikhana Ajivika Swayam Sahayta Samuh 10Mussoorie, India 2021 (2021)
9 Hasirudala hasirudala.in
6,000Karnataka, India 2011
10 Iainehskhem Self Help Group 16 (1)Shillong, India 2014 (2014)
11 Ikatan Pemulung Indonesia (Indonesia Waste-pickers Union- IPI) si-ipi.com , , , , , , 3,700,000 (25)Jakarta Timur, Indonesia 1991 (1991) , , , ,
12 Jan Vikas Society janvikassociety.com
, , , , , , 700Indore, India 2001 (2003)
13 Kachra Kamgar Union (KKU) 2,000New Delhi, India 2007 (2008)
14 Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP) kkpkp-pune.org 10,256Pune, India 1993 , , ,
15 Kagad, Kach, Patra Kamgar Sanghatana Aurangabad, India
16 KKPKP Ahmednagar 127Ahmednagar, India
17 KKPKP Sangli Sangli, India
18 Nari Pragati Mahila Mandal , 62Surat, India
19 Parisar Bhagini Vikas Sangh (PBVS) streemuktisanghatana... , , , , , , , , 3,000 (200)Mumbai, India 1999 (2004) , ,
20 Parisar Sakhi Vikas Sanstha (PSVS) streemuktisanghatana... , , , , 500 (42)Navi Mumbai, India 2009 (2009) , ,
21 Safai Sena safaisena.net

, , , New Delhi, India 2001 (2009) , , ,
22 Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) sewa.org , , 72,718Ahmedabad, India 1972
23 SEWA Bharat, Self Employed Womens’ AssociationSEWA (all India) sewabharat.org , 274New Delhi, India 1984
24 Stree Mukti Sanghatana streemuktisanghatana...
, , , , , , , 3,000Mumbai, India 1975 (1985) , ,
25 SWaCH Pune Seva Cooperative Society swachcoop.com

, 3,800Pune, India 2007 (2007) , , ,
26 The Alliance of Indian Wastepickers (AIW) aiw.globalrec.org (35)Mumbai, India 2005 , , , ,
27 The Association of Ragpickers 408 (11)Kolkata, India 1999 (2000) , ,