Tag: urban inclusion

Women Behind the Wheel

by | Filed under Waste Pickers.

Inclusive Cities partner SWaCH has recently earned even more success in Pune by expanding  their model of solid waste collection to 15 new wards within the Pune Municipal Corporation. Read our just-released success story in our “Changing Cities, Changing Lives” series, Women Behind the Wheel The Story of Satvashila Potekar,  a waste picker driver whose… Read more »

Top 10 Downloads in April

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street vendor, laos, informal economy, economic justice

On our main website, Inclusive Cities hosts a wide array of publications on the working poor, organizing, advocacy and the informal economy.  Each month, workers, activists and researchers download many of these publications in English, Spanish and Portuguese.  In April our top 10 downloads included the following:  1.  DO LIXO À CIDADANIA – CATADORES: DE PROBLEMA SOCIAL… Read more »

International Workers’ Day

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In celebration of International Workers’ Day, today Inclusive Cities is launching a series of worker success stories resulting from involvement with Inclusive Cities and its partners, called “Changing Cities, Changing Lives.”   Today’s story, “Saving the Mother Market,” relates the story of how organizing helped street vendors in South Africa gain voice in urban planning processes… Read more »

Designing with Informal Workers

by | Filed under Inclusive Urban Planning.

  Reported by Tasmi Quazi, re-posted with permission of our partners Asiye eTafuleni. On the 4th of April 2012, Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) with the support of the KwaZulu-Natal Institute of Architects (KZNIA) conducted a day-long course including an exposure tour of Warwick Junction, based on the subject “Designing with Informal Workers Utilising Public Spaces”. This… Read more »