Month: December 2016

Indore Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers

Indore Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers

  Indore Municipal Corporation Issues Occupational Identity Cards to Wastepickers Written by Kabir Arora. Waste Narratives. 12/15/2016 Indore Municipal Corporation issued occupational identity cards to 25o wastepickers associated with Jan Vikas Society. The cards were distributed by Ms. Malini Gaur, Mayor of Indore city in the presence of many officials from the corporation. The identity…

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Massive fire contained but hotspots remain at landfill

Massive fire contained but hotspots remain at landfill

Massive fire contained but hotspots remain at landfill Tuesday, December 27, 2016 – 16:20.  Updated on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 – 16:33. Nuku'alofa, Tonga     Originally Uploaded on Jul 18, 2008   In countries around the world, hundreds of thousands of poor people face daily hazards to earn meager livings by scavenging for recyclable…

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Cambodia: CHILDREN OF THE DUMP – YouTube

Cambodia: CHILDREN OF THE DUMP – YouTube

Cambodia: CHILDREN OF THE DUMP via Cambodia: CHILDREN OF THE DUMP – YouTube. Uploaded on Jul 18, 2008 In countries around the world, hundreds of thousands of poor people face daily hazards to earn meager livings by scavenging for recyclable goods. In Cambodia, hundreds of scavenger families find their lives changing – they will lose…

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Children refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma

Children refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma Some hid in rice fields, others ate only leaves while making the long journey by foot across the border into Bangladesh. New arrivals are grateful for whatever support they can find [Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh – Outside this town by the Bay of Bengal, we kept bumping into…

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Informal Workers | WIEGO

Informal Workers | WIEGO

Informal Workers | WIEGO Informal workers do not receive social protection through work or legal protection through the state. Too often, these workers are unfairly stigmatized as “illegal”, “underground”, “black” or “grey” – but the vast majority are simply trying to earn a living against great odds. Informal workers may be self-employed in small unregistered…

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Wiego Informal Workers (Video)

Wiego Informal Workers (Video)

Informal workers may be self-employed in small unregistered enterprises; they may be sub-contracted workers or even work for wages in unprotected jobs. And they can be found in urban or rural settings, and in the richest as well as the poorest countries.

Green Fire On The Blockchain

Green Fire On The Blockchain

Green Fire On The Blockchain Green Fire has decided to change the world as you know it. We are moving together onto the blockchain. We have chosen “Green Fire Gold” (GFG) as the blockchain application name. GFG will be the first to take landfill mining and reclamation on to the blockchain. GFG is designed with…

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In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground | PBS NewsHour

In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground | PBS NewsHour

A girl plays with her brother as they search for usable items at junkyard near the Danyingone station in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar, in 2012. Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters Worldwide, more than 340,000 children under age 5 died from diarrheal diseases in 2013 due to a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene.…

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The Ultimate Disruption in the Financial System – Blockchain Technology

The Ultimate Disruption in the Financial System – Blockchain Technology

The Ultimate Disruption in the Financial System – Blockchain Technology Extracted from BBVA Research on Digital Banking. What is Blockchain? Blockchain is a peer-to-peer public ledger maintained by a distributed network of computers that requires no central authority or third party intermediaries. It consists of three key components: a transaction, a transaction record and a…

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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD INITIATIVE

CHILDREN OF THE WORLD INITIATIVE

CHILDREN OF THE WORLD INITIATIVE WOMENAID INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN OF THE WORLD INITIATIVE At the beginning of the 21st Century the children of the world are facing an undeclared assault upon their childhood as they suffer as a result of poverty, sexual exploitation, abuse as well as becoming the innocent victims of wars and the HIV/AIDS…

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