Session at NASA Using urban waste streams as a powerful development resource in rural India, Goonj is dedicated to saving lives, empowering people, and ensuring dignity for the under-served poor in rural India. Through its activities, Goonj helps to create a parallel economy that is not ‘cash based’, but ‘trash based’.
Interview at GDN’s Japanese AwardGOONJ’s ‘Cloth for work’ initiative won the prestigious ‘GDN’s Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project’ in a worldwide search and selection !! It is certainly an important step in establishing old clothes and other material as a powerful development resource much beyond a traditional charitable object !! Thanks to all for being with us..
Films on GOONJ by Global oneness Anshu Gupta is the founder of Goonj, a volunteer-run recycling center in New Delhi. Anshu shows how Goonj recycles garments to provide clothes, schoolbags, sanitary napkins and other amenities for India’s poor. Anshu offers a heartfelt appeal to be mindful of the unused clothing taking space in your closet right now, and what a treasure it could be for someone in need.
Interview with adevelopedworld.com The odd pair of pants, a faded t-shirt, an old sweater, or an unused – these are just some of the items probably lying in your closet that could save a life. A Developed World’s Wee Shu Ting meets Anshu Gupta, an Ashoka fellow and the founder of GOONJ, who gave up his corporate career to start a massive recycling movement in India to provide for the basic needs of India’s rural poor.
I am the change project 2008 is pretty serious and needs to be addressed.Its hard to believe but….
At XLRI Presentation on “Providing Access to Societal Resources” at the National Conference on Rural Social Entrepreneurship, XLRI