Lakshmi doesn’t touch animals during menstruation because she was told that the animals might die and she could fall sick due to “impure blood”. Subashini, never touches any male, even by mistake during her menstruation days as she was told that her “impurity” will pass on to them. Megala makes sure she doesn’t come in [...]Read More >
Recently, students of D.A.V. Public School, Dehradun made posters, Gullaks, collected material and contributed money for the ongoing flood relief campaign- #Rahat in a collection camp held at their school. The students were so enthusiastic that the moment they saw Goonj ki Gullak on our table, they took one and encouraged collections with the [...]Read More >
We recently held our second ‘Baithak’ at the Delhi centre and saw participation from 13 different organizations working on issues ranging from Education to Livelihood to Mental health. It was informal inclusive space for a bunch of like minded people to talk on various issues and understand different approaches. We hope to have more such [...]Read More >
“Disasters are impartial; they can happen to anyone anywhere. We all fall into one of the three categories – a giver, a receiver or someone involved in the process. This story talks about how something as innocuous as your old material can bring about action against disasters”
Sharing a story on learnings from our 2 decade [...]Read More >
10,000 seed balls made by 700 children and 300 parents from Thiruthani School in a tiny village of Tamil Nadu (Thiruthani village) on Independence Day recently. Just in 3 hours parents and teachers taught the kids on how to make these seed balls and with their tiny hands and small palms they started to make [...]Read More >
Goonj Karnataka team recently visited flood affected areas in Mudhol in Bagalkot, Karnataka. These pictures from them show massive infrastructural devastation, water logging and crop damage. We will be working in Belgayi, Kodagu and Bagalkot districts – some of the worst flood affected areas, with flood hit families. Beyond reaching relief material our focus will [...]Read More >
People in many states across India are struggling to survive massive floods. We are there reaching urgent relief materials and will continue to support and build community resilience long after the floodwaters have receded.
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“After 15 dreadful days, we are now hearing such laughter in our school..Children look happy.” says Mr. Kaajhi a, teacher at Vidya Mandir School in Aare village of Kolhapur, one of the worst flood affected districts of Maharashtra.
The recent floods here were a hard blow for the people here, particularly children, who seeing devastation up [...]Read More >