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Spread the warmth by contributing your woollens and sarees!

Spread the warmth by contributing your woollens and sarees!

The cold chill of winters is already bothering people on the roads and far-flung villages. Spread the warmth by contributing your woollens and sarees!
To contribute & read more about our Annual Winter Campaign here www.goonj.org/odz

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It will hopefully also create a livelihood for women selling the saplings in local markets!

It will hopefully also create a livelihood for women selling the saplings in local markets!

20 women of local self-help group of Bamdiha village in Jhargam took the lead in sourcing and creating a nursery with 4700+ seeds of different vegetables such as brinjal, green leaf, chilly, gourd, tomato etc. To prepare the soil for the saplings they first created a structure and covered it with polythene while they also made a boundary to protect the nursery from wild animals.

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The students also enthusiastically took part in fun sports activities! All kids were rewarded with Goonj School to School kits for their participation.

The students also enthusiastically took part in fun sports activities! All kids were rewarded with Goonj School to School kits for their participation.

For many years now Goonj has been mobilising village communities to build kitchen gardens in their schools. In Lohardaga village in Jharkhand, our team recently motivated 70 students and teachers of a local school to build a kitchen garden in their premises. The students also enthusiastically took part in fun sports activities! All kids were rewarded with Goonj School to School kits for their participation.

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Men outnumber women by five times in succumbing to death from exposure to cold Reason could be higher homeless male population.

Men outnumber women by five times in succumbing to death from exposure to cold Reason could be higher homeless male population.

In the far-flung villages its getting quite cold already. Share your warmth to keep someone warm this winter. To contribute, visit www.goonj.org/odz

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Till November 2019, over 5,000+ mats were made at this centre!

Till November 2019, over 5,000+ mats were made at this centre!

‘In 2018 less than a quarter of women aged 15 and above participated in the labour force despite India’s rapid economic growth in the past decade’, says World Bank’s September 2019 Report. Even though we see this all around us, in Palghar, not too far from Mumbai, a largely tribal area, most tribal women only find work as labourers in nearby field,

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Friends of Goonj in Delhi! Delhi Haat INA is now a Goonj Dropping Centre..More information below.

Friends of Goonj in Delhi! Delhi Haat INA is now a Goonj Dropping Centre..More information below.

Friends of Goonj in Delhi! Delhi Haat INA is now a Goonj Dropping Centre..More information below.

Venue: Dilli Haat entrance, Near PNB ATM, INA, Delhi
Timings: 11 am- 8pm
Contact : Team Goonj (011-41401216, 26972351)

In case of any issues you can enquire from the security guard; for dropping material no ticket is needed.

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Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign

Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign #OdhaDoZindagi and contribute woollens and sarees to spread the warmth to those who need it the most. To know more about the campaign – www.goonj.org/odz

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Goonj is back with the 4th Baithak on 20th and 21st January 2020..

Goonj is back with the 4th Baithak on 20th and 21st January 2020..

Baithak is a platform for organisations working on development issues to brainstorm on ideas, discuss challenges, talk about solutions to build an inclusive ecosystem of co-learning and collaboration. With the experience of people involving in interesting and enthusiastic conversations on diversified topics of development sector in the past 3 Baithaks’, we are glad to invite applications for the 4th Baithak..

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Cambridge Dictionary has named ‘upcycling’, the activity of making new items out of old or used things, as its Word of the Year 2019.

Cambridge Dictionary has named ‘upcycling’, the activity of making new items out of old or used things, as its Word of the Year 2019.

Upcycling added as the word of the year by Oxford!! About time.. We say.. May we suggest some more. Community intelligence, parallel economies, resurgent development..

Our work is hinged on the principles of reuse, recycling, repair and upcycling.. Currently, under the #GreenByGoonj label, we create over 100 different upcycled products from the last shreds of cloth.

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