This project will be continuing in Meulaboh, Indonesia and will support the garbage collector with pedicap to collect the waste, train the child and women to manage (reuse, reduce and recycling) the waste, then support the factory with the machine to processing the waste. This project will create field workers for more of 100 poor families because of conflict and tsunami effect, both direct and 500 family indirect, and will reduce the waste problem in 5 towns around Aceh West coast
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
More then 7600 people unemployment in Aceh Barat, (Tribunenews.com) and they need to get jobs and in another side, no institution or organization who managing the light plastic waste to be business or something can use.
How will this project solve this problem?
The garbage collector will convey the message to the public to be collected and purchased, so that people no longer are littering because it already has an economic value. This project will create jobs for 20 peoples as garbage collectors using pedicap. 10 people will be collectors with 2-5 peoples employee in every place, 40 peoples as a factory workers, 3 peoples as a machine operator, 3 peoples as factory guards, 2 people in pick up
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will create the jobs for more of 100 poor families direct and begin to collect the plastic waste around of district where they live, which will clean the environment from light plastic in 5 districts.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.