Thinana Recycling and Waste Management Primary Cooperative (2010/006181/24) was formed in 2009 and registered in 2010 as a primary cooperative through the Limpopo Business Support Agency (LIBSA). It is an all women led cooperative based in Senwabarwana, focusing on income generation and sustaining livelihoods through waste collection, sorting and selling. Prior to being involved with the P.E.A.C.E Foundation, Thinana Cooperative operated from the Senwabarwana dumpsite, with no protective clothing and minimal access to the market. However, through the Foundation’s intervention, these ladies now operate their own recycling buyback centre which was initiated in January 2014 with funding from EpiUse Africa. To date, Thinana Cooperative has created 7 additional jobs at this centre, with more jobs to be created as community members start bringing in waste to sell at the centre.