Saturday, March 22, 2008

Rag-pickers of the world, unite

Recently the First World Congress of Waste Pickers met at Bogota, capital of Columbia.

Teo Ballvé, a Colomia-based freelance journalist says agencies like the World Bank and some local governments are beginning to recognize as a section engaged in work that is relevant and serves the society as a whole.

See Ballvé’s report, circulated by New America Media: ‘Waste Picker: 21st Century Profession

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