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The recent rains in Delhi have made the city a bit colder..

The recent rains in Delhi have made the city a bit colder..

The recent rains in Delhi have made the city a bit colder.. surely you also must have added one more layer to your clothing.. to be comfortable. BUT that’s not true for everyone..
Many men, women, and children are struggling on the roadsides, construction sites, and shanties all around us, with the bare basics.

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Creating large scale livelihood from disaster wastage

Creating large scale livelihood from disaster wastage

While most people know Goonj’s disaster relief work but few know about our livelihood generation work using huge quantities of disaster wastage. Started in 2005 after the Tsunami with 100 trucks of cloth leftover on Tamil Nadu roads to recent Kerala floods where Goonj took up big containers of waste cloth and partnered with Kuthumbshree,

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People of Madikinal village in Raichur district of Karnataka used water running through a nearby dirty canal that had accumulated silt and debris over time

People of Madikinal village in Raichur district of Karnataka used water running through a nearby dirty canal that had accumulated silt and debris over time

People of Madikinal village in Raichur district of Karnataka used water running through a nearby dirty canal that had accumulated silt and debris over time. Their agriculture and livelihood were worst affected by this limited availability of water. Mobilized and motivated by Team Goonj 86 people here came together to clean the entire canal using local techniques.

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Working deeply on Water with people| Glimpses from 2018-19

Working deeply on Water with people| Glimpses from 2018-19

Working deeply on Water with people| Glimpses from 2018-19

Just in one year (2018-19) when hundreds of villages across India work on more than 1010 water-related projects including cleaning and reviving of local water bodies, digging of ponds and wells, rainwater harvesting and re-building of check dams. Its time to acknowledge that something interesting is unfolding here.

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The countdown begins! We hope to see you at the first stop of #Chaupal2020 in Dubai! Please note that there has been a change in the venue. Details given below:

The countdown begins! We hope to see you at the first stop of #Chaupal2020 in Dubai! Please note that there has been a change in the venue. Details given below:

The countdown begins! We hope to see you at the first stop of #Chaupal2020 in Dubai! Please note that there has been a change in the venue. Details given below:

Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Time: 2 pm to 6:30 pm Gulf standard time
Venue: One Life Kitchen and Cafe,

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Our 2018-19 annual report in a new avatar!

Our 2018-19 annual report in a new avatar!

Our 2018-19 annual report in a new avatar!

2018-19 was our 20th anniversary – a year of introspective journey and some firsts. Do look out for details on Chaupal – No Agenda Conversations’, ‘Witnessing Disasters’ a specially curated pictorial exhibition, introducing disasters to urban India. Publications highlighting learnings on disaster relief and menstrual hygiene and new initiatives started with the flood hit people of Kerala..

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From the time 8 years old Kartik found out that that everyone in his class was going to get brand new shiny shoes the next day, he couldn’t wait for the day to end. He woke up a little earlier than usual that morning got ready and ran to school.

From the time 8 years old Kartik found out that that everyone in his class was going to get brand new shiny shoes the next day, he couldn’t wait for the day to end. He woke up a little earlier than usual that morning got ready and ran to school.

From the time 8 years old Kartik found out that that everyone in his class was going to get brand new shiny shoes the next day, he couldn’t wait for the day to end. He woke up a little earlier than usual that morning got ready and ran to school.

Kartik lives with his parents in a Karigudda village,

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#BAITHAK APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 15TH JANUARY 2020!

#BAITHAK APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 15TH JANUARY 2020!

#BAITHAK APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 15TH JANUARY 2020!

#Baithak is a platform for organizations working on development issues to brainstorm on ideas, discuss challenges, talk about solutions to build an inclusive ecosystem of co-learning and collaboration.

For more details and application process, refer https://forms.gle/LzsNBrEEzoMStyE1A.

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Contribute your woolens, blankets, and saris. Join Goonj’s ‘#OdhaDoZindagi‘ Campaign.

Contribute your woolens, blankets, and saris. Join Goonj’s ‘#OdhaDoZindagi‘ Campaign.

Winters are an avoidable and preventable disaster, in which millions suffer simply because they don’t have enough clothes.. You can make a difference this year. Contribute your woolens, blankets, and saris.
Join Goonj’s ‘#OdhaDoZindagi‘ Campaign.
To know more, visit www.goonj.org/odz

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Photo of the Week – Postcards from another India

Photo of the Week – Postcards from another India

Photo of the Week – Postcards from another India –
1 picture every weekend,.
Picture from Uttarakhand, India.

A picture is worth a thousand words! Starting this week, every week we will share one of our teams favourite photographs, giving you a glimpse of the scenes of people and places that our teams witness,

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