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Project plastic picking streetboys Nairobi – 2023


In the area of Ghiturai 44 in Nairobi there are a lot of slums, where a lot of streetboys live. At the same time that area has environmental problems because of abandoned trash in the streets.


  • giving a professional training to a group of young people in difficulties and registration of the group in a CBO (Community based Organization)
  • giving a working possibility to this same group of young people in recyclable waste picking and sale to recycling plants
  • environmental awareness of community
  • improving environmental situation of the area
  • charts realization (for the recyclable materials transport) by ex streetboys, become welders
ActivityDescriptionUnitNumber of UnitsUnit RateBudget Total
1.      PlanningMeetings involving other stakeholdersPer meeting10,000220,000
2.      Orientation workshopMeeting team to familiarize with the goals of the projectPer meeting10,000110,000
3.      Training (12) weeks since September to December 2023Organizing training sessions for the waste pickersPer training20,00012240,000
4.      CBO RegistrationGuidance on how and help in the registration of a CBOPer CBO25,000125,000
5.      CartsRealization of carts to transport recyclable materials160,000
6.      Waste collectors salariesAn economical support for the first working period, before recycling companies start paying them160,000
7.      TransportLogisticsEntire period4,0001248,000



8.      Other miscellaneous expensesEntire period15,00015,000
Totals678,000 kenyan shillings

Formation program draft:

5/09/20239:00 AM -1:00 PMUnderstanding Waste Management
12/09/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMCategories of Waste and Value addition
19/09/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMOccupational Health and Safety of Solid Waste Management
26/09/2023 & 3/10/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMLaws and regulations on solid waste management
17/10/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMCommunity and Stakeholder participation in waste management
17/10/2023 & 24/10/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMEntrepreneurship in Waste Management
31/10/2023 & 7/11/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMFinancial Education
14/11/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMVisit a Recycling Plant
21/11/20239:00 AM – 1:00 PMUnderstanding the mandate of a CBO and drafting of rules of the same
28/11/2023Registration of the CBO

Period of the project: since September to December 2023


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