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Myths and Realties – disasters

Myths and Realties – disasters

At Goonj, every step of our work involves being mindful and breaking the myth that disaster relief is an act of charity.

For the millions of people facing the aftermath of recent floods, your contribution is crucial: https://bit.ly/33zLNA2

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Goonj’s first Anniversary Meet in Singapore!!!

Goonj’s first Anniversary Meet in Singapore!!!

Goonj’s Chaupal traveled to Singapore last week to celebrate our 20th year with a dedicated group of supporters, well-wishers, and volunteers who have stood with us all along. Our first international stop this year…!! It was a great evening with a cozy gathering having meaningful conversations, celebrating and sharing stories..

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This year floods devastated parts of 8-10 states of India

This year floods devastated parts of 8-10 states of India

This year floods devastated parts of 8-10 states of India, affecting millions of people.. Did you know about this? Recently after Cyclone Fani in Odisha lakhs of evacuated people went back to lives completely devastated.. but there was little response to their misery from the rest of the country. Can you think of the reason behind this?

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300+ villages in Punjab are badly hit by recent floods

300+ villages in Punjab are badly hit by recent floods

damaging thousand acres of crops and forcing people to leave homes. Goonj team is gearing up to reach out to the affected families.

We urge you to contribute urgently needed material and organize collection drives in your area. Log on to https://goonj.org/floods-2019/

We already have volunteer-run Dropping Centers in Ludhiana,

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Volunteer’s meet Maharashtra

Volunteer’s meet Maharashtra

Friends of Goonj in #Mumbai#Pune and #Nagpur! Here are the details of the upcoming Goonj Volunteers’ Meets in Maharastra!

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with some meaningful work and a big family of like-minded people, committed to doing something, in your city.

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Rahat Update

Rahat Update

#Rahat Update: The floods that devastated Belgaum, Bagalkot and Kodagu in Karnataka a few weeks ago left many concrete structures also completely damaged. Hundreds of flood-affected families are still struggling for basics here.

Goonj teams have reached out to over 1000 families all across with carefully created Rahat Kits. Our teams and volunteers in cities and villages across India are working hard to generate and channelize relief material as much and as quickly as possible.

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Walk our talk, start with our self

Walk our talk, start with our self

“Walk our talk, start with our self.. for any change we want to see in the world”. Goonj is back again with its campaign ‘Dil Ki Suno, Kuch Karo..Listen to your heart, Do Something’ in the Joy of Giving Week( also known as Daan Utsav) from 2nd-8th Oct.

If you believe in the doing beyond thinking and live by the timeless values of humanity,

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My Mother said so…!!

My Mother said so…!!

A nice breezy evening under the moon light with two torches. We were discussing about menstruation openly, frankly and loudly!!!!
I walked through the narrow lanes, climbed up the staircase and reached a small terrace in a slum where a lot of people involved in sex work live … There were no street lights but the big fat moon was shining above in its majesty.

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Realities of menstruation and drought

Realities of menstruation and drought

“कोई कोई एक कपड़ा चार बार इस्तेमाल करे है, कोई दस बार.” (some of us use one cloth 4 times while others use it 10 times). Another woman said, “माहवारी समस्या लगती है. अपनी समस्या किस्से कहे, अपने मर्द से भी नहीं कहे सकतें. जब कपड़ा गंधा भी मिल जाता है. धो कर सुखा लेते है माहवारी के लिए.” (Menstruation seems like a problem.

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