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Enabling 8,000 Young Nigerians Recycle Waste in their Communities

RecyclePoints and the Mastercard Foundation are announcing a partnership to enable more than 8,000 women and young people to access work opportunities aimed at tackling the challenges associated with waste pollution and unemployment in underserved communities in Nigeria.The intervention aims to create green work for 410 youth, build resilience of 40 women-led MSMEs, and strengthen RecyclePoints' capacity to aggregate recycling waste that will benefit thousands of disadvantaged persons and communities who have been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RecyclePoints Launches Project DORI Bins in Igando Community in Lagos. Cutting at the unveiling of the DORI Bins is Mr. Olwakemi Hussein Suleman - the Assistant General Manager of Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). Accompanied by Mr. Taiwo Adewole - Executive Director of RecyclePoints and other representatives of RecyclePoints and Host Community.

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