Tag: urban inclusion

Photo of the Week

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This week’s featured photo comes from our partners at SWacH Collective or, officially, the SWaCHSevaSahakariSansthaMaryadit, based in Pune, India. SWaCH is India’s first wholly owned cooperative of self employed rag pickers /waste collectors and other urban poor. Through the medium of 1867 members, SWaCH services over 300000 households across 134 municipal kothis in 14 municipal administrative wards… Read more »

Make Sure Everyone Wins at the World Cup

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What impact do mega-events like the World Cup have on the working poor in cities around the world?  Inclusive Cities’ partner, Streetnet International, has been conducting research in Latin America to answer this question.  The following is just some of their findings as is excerpted PORTUGUÊS and ENGLISH from a recent story, by Andrea Dipp, on Apublica.org.  Also… Read more »

Waste Picker News April 18 2012

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waste picker, india, economic empowerment, urban inclusion

PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “A matriarca do lixão: Dona Geruza é a Mãe Lucinda, de “Avenida Brasil”, da vida real.” O Globo (7 abril 2012) por Clarissa Monteagudo. No lixão de Gramacho, crianças abandonadas pelas famílias eram chamadas de “tapurus de rampa” — tapuru é o nome dos vermes nascidos em detritos. Mas Dona Geruza Maria dos… Read more »

Waste Picker News, April 13 2012

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ESPAÑOL ARGENTINA. “Dos empresarias europeas se unen en un proyecto para dignificar la vida de los cartoneros.” Entre Ríos (2 abril 2012).  Las empresarias suizas Katrin Kuemin y Renata Jacobs anunciaron la puesta en marcha de una organización social sin fines de lucro que tendrá como objetivo central la educación, la atención sanitaria y el… Read more »