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Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019)

Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019)

Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019) left a trail of destruction in West Bengal affecting 6+ Lakh people and damaging thousands houses in South &North Parganas districts, East Medinipur, Howrah and Hooghly. Roads are blocked even as people are left without electricity.The cyclonic storm has destroyed crop worth crores and uprooted trees all across. Millions were [...]

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This year, winter is going to be much tougher

This year, winter is going to be much tougher

This year, winter is going to be much tougher – especially for millions flood-affected across India who are still recovering and many women who make do with just 1-2 Saree’s throughout the year. In absence of bare minimum, winter is going to be yet another DISASTER for many. Homeless people, migrant laborers, women and people [...]

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A talk at NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

A talk at NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

“In an earthquake, the shake is what kills people..in tsunami..it is the excess of water that kills people..but in winters it is not the cold that kills people… it is the lack of clothing…”

Here is a snippet from Goonj’s Founder- Director, Mr. Anshu Gupta‘s talk at NASA – National [...]

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One of a kind Museum has been in the making for many years now

One of a kind Museum has been in the making for many years now

Delhi’s best kept secret this one of a kind Museum has been in the making for many years now. Bringing together a unique collection of things unusable today but were the rage, a few years ago… Antique box cameras, floppy disks, ancient coins, and what not. It’s the perfect way to spend a lazy Saturday [...]

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The Himalaya‘ Campaign to make the valley plastic-free

The Himalaya‘ Campaign to make the valley plastic-free

Sometimes simple ideas work more effectively than complex solutions.. This story located approximately 6000ft above sea level is a perfect example.. Darma is the trans-Himalayan valley of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The Tribal community of Darma ‘Rung’ also known as Darmiyani, the residents of this valley are facing the challenge of plastic and non- biodegradable waste destroying [...]

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Why 781 Indians–Needlessly–Die Every Winter

Why 781 Indians–Needlessly–Die Every Winter

“As many as 10,933 Indians (an average of 781 per year) have died over the past 14 years–between 2001 to 2014–due to “cold and exposure..”.

People lose their lives not due to the cold, but lack of clothes. This winter too will be a disaster for millions across India..Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign- #OdhaDoZindagi to [...]

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Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

With winters approaching, millions of homeless people, migrant laborers, women and people in remote hilly villages are the most vulnerable to the cold. In absence of bare minimum, winter is also going to be yet another DISASTER for millions of flood affected families.

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign- #OdhaDoZindagi and contribute winter essentials and sarees for people who [...]

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Ted Talks India Nayi Baat

Ted Talks India Nayi Baat

We are excited to share a sneak peak into #TEDTalksIndiaNayiBaat featuring Mr. Anshu Gupta (Founder, Goonj)!! More details to follow..!

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Many people also made monetary contributions

Many people also made monetary contributions

When Dr. Pathak and 20+ volunteer at Kalyan, Navi Mumbai organized a Goonj Collection Camp during Daan Utsav, over 400 people turned up to contribute urgently needed material and money for flood-affected families!!! Neatly folded clothes, labeled boxes, new shirts and people volunteering to pack and load material into trucks..everything pointed to special efforts made [...]

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