Waste Picker Exchange in Kenya

Waste Pickers hold skill exchange in Kenya From social stigmatization to exploitation from the private sector, Waste Pickers face many challenges in their line of work. Determined to prevail over these challenges, Waste Pickers from Kenya and South Africa  gathered at...

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Our Care for Waste Workers

Contributed by Iwut Wulandari, YPBB - Indonesia Who makes sure your home's waste is managed, so you don't have to litter or burn trash that can produce toxic gases that are harmful to you? It is the waste workers. They make sure that our waste is collected and, even...

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COVID heroes from India

Videos by Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Chintan responded by raising funds to help waste pickers in Delhi, India.  They distributed over 2000+ ration kits in 23 worst hit areas of Delhi, reaching...

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GAIA Asia Pacific in the time of COVID-19

GAIA AP in the time of Covid-19 The COVID-19 pandemic while revealing the ugly truth about social structures and injustices has also revealed the kindness in many people's hearts and the sense of community to extend help to those in need.  Once again we are reminded...

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Waste workers in the frontline

Contributed by Suchismita Pai, SWaCH Outreach Quit your work or move, when faced with this tough option, Anjana Ghorke chose to move rather than quit. In these times of the Corona Virus when most of us are afraid to move outside our homes and have work-from-home...

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Fondo Solidario de Emergencia

FONDO SOLIDARIO DE EMERGENCIA  A medida que el COVID-19 se propaga a través de nuestras comunidades, se hace más evidente que los peligros que este virus representa no nos impactarán a todas/os por igual   Algunas y algunos de nosotros podemos quedarnos en casa sin...

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A message of solidarity for our GAIA members in Asia Pacific

Dear GAIA AP Members, We hope that the message of solidarity from the GAIA Coordination Team gave you a sense of comfort and community amid this growing COVID-19 pandemic. We take this opportunity to highlight a few reminders stated in the initial message: We hope you...

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Earth Day Zero Waste Meme Competition!

Earth Day Meme Contest Guidelines This Earth Day, we want to turn to all the zero waste and social media gurus in our community to crowdsource ways to mainstream the concept of zero waste. That’s why GAIA and PLAN are hosting an Earth Day Meme Contest! We’re...

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Solidarity and care in the middle of this pandemic

Solidarity and care in the middle of this pandemic  Dear GAIA members, Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 pandemic, the GAIA coordination team wants to let you know that we care greatly about your safety and we are monitoring the situation as best we...

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