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Ground Report – 5

By this week we have reached 800,000 kgs of ration and other essentials, 152,000 face masks and focussed majorly on procuring from the locals. This time we highlight some neglected vulnerable communities we are trying to reach …highlighting their struggles.. Going forward we want to focus on the efforts, wisdom and dignity of these people.

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Multiple approaches to revitalize rural Bengal:

Multiple approaches to revitalize rural Bengal:

Bengal is emerging as one of our biggest hub of initiatives in rural India. While in north Bengal our teams are reaching out to farmers to purchase potatoes in bulk and including these in our local ration kits, in Sunderbans, where our teams had earlier (before the lockdown) worked with the communities to plant kitchen gardens,

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Ground Report – 4

Fourth weekly Ground Report of our work across India- 600,000 kgs of material, 120,000 masks, 20 states, 150+ grassroots partner organisations and more. More importantly some stories of strategies and learnings from the ground. Sharing these as little seeds/ideas which can grow anywhere in the country.. Highlighting the wisdom and abilities of people in our villages,

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Responding to tomato farmers’ desperation in Karnataka:

Responding to tomato farmers’ desperation in Karnataka:

Goonj is buying tomatoes in bulk directly from the farmers of Kolar, adding these and other vegetables to our ration kits in the region. WHY? Kolar in Karnataka is popularly called the “Golden Land” of India – for its mine fields and also for horticultural crops like tomatoes, yielding 4 lakh tons every year. This time of the year tomatoes are supplied all across India and internationally,

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Seeking applications for Goonj Fellowship- 2020-21

Seeking applications for Goonj Fellowship- 2020-21

COVID19 is a pandemic which has hit us all hard.. but you can turn it into an opportunity to imagine new possibilities.. This year the Goonj Fellowship will be a different experience and journey of rediscovering what matters and where we want to go..

Last date of application – 5th June, 2020.

To know more about the Goonj Fellowship and for the application process refer https://goonj.org/fellowship/.

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