Even a small disruption in our daily routine brings a lot of stress..now imagine having to suddenly abandon your home and go to a relief camp, after a disaster. Children are the worst hit by the trauma of Disasters. While working in Sangli District in Maharashtra after the floods this year, Goonj team reached out [...]Read More >
Lalganj is a quaint village in Vaishali district of Bihar.. one of the first districts where Goonj started working more than 10 years ago, just after the Kosi Floods. Over the years Goonj’s work has grown deeper especially in flood-prone areas of the state. When our team recently visited a local Aanganwadi and primary school [...]Read More >
11-year-old Jishu squealed with joy when he saw what was inside the box he had just been given.. He couldn‟t believe that he now have a pair of brand new shoes. “I used to wear an old shoe but the strap got loose and I could not balance and stand properly wearing it. I had [...]Read More >
Away from the frenzied global climate change discussions in the past few weeks children in a small village of Tamil Nadu decided to take the matter in their own hands. Goonj team recently mobilized students of Alinjivakkam village in Thiruvallur district to take up an issue that bothers them and do something on it. Choosing [...]Read More >
Goonj’s Teachers’ Meet is back next Wednesday (18th September) to speak about building an ecosystem of empathy, dignity and participation for our children. Principal/teachers of Mumbai Schools are cordially invited to join Goonj’s deep-rooted work on education in thousands of schools across India.
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Venue-GOONJ, 2nd [...]Read More >
The word dignity means different things to different people. A child probably won’t understand or be able to express it but wearing shiny black shoes to school is a universal metaphor of happiness that we are all familiar with. A fetish for shoes is common enough among people like us but what if we didn’t [...]Read More >
“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
Isn’t that what education is all about? To make our children understand life.. This story shares some simple ways in which we involve kids and get them to understand the challenges of the world they are going to [...]Read More >
Playing with paper boats in water puddles is a favourite sport of children but what happens when the same water engulfs and floods their homes and surroundings? They lose their precious innocence in such calamities. This story is about how material adds a soothing touch to children traumatized by a devastating disaster.
The Bihar floods in [...]Read More >
The world today is becoming increasingly self-centered where empathy, compassion and humanity are fast losing ground. Now, more than ever, there is an urgent need to show our children how to ‘walk the talk’ and do something positive to make their world a better place.
Schools in urban and rural India are very different [...]Read More >
Over the years Goonj has grown organically from an idea to a pan India organization. Like us this story irrevocably underlines how material.. old material at that.. instead of money, can be a instigator, motivator and a powerful source of innovative development work for anyone feeling constrained by lack of funds.
This story is about Uttara [...]Read More >