Just last week West Bengal witnessed Cyclone Bulbul where winds and rain caused massive destruction to infrastructure and land, taking away the basics of thousands of families. The winds have damaged most of the paddy fields, betel leaf farms and various winter vegetables like bitter gourd. Fishing farms, the primary source of income for the [...]Read More >
Floods 2019 Page
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 [...]Read More >
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 [...]Read More >
Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala when our teams started working extensively with different communities to revive local livelihood, women were the first to show up.. setting up stitching and snacks units, meals shops, etc with Goonj.
Three friends – Sindhu, Santhamma, and Gitanjali were running a small catering business serving meals for marriages in Kottayam, [...]Read More >
Recent floods across northern Karnataka saw massive destruction affecting the lives of millions of families in 12 districts where the evacuated people returned home to barren lands.
When floods wrecked Shilpa’s ( Name changed) small grocery store in Nagaral,( Bagalkot) in Karnataka, she was already battling the loss of a dear one. Goonj motivated her to [...]Read More >
Severe monsoon rains recently rummaged through Bihar causing massive flooding in over 13 districts and affecting millions of families. Located near Budhi Gandhak river people of Kanjhi Tola village in West Champaran suffered badly as floods damaged their crops and land. Team Goonj mobilized and motivated people and brought together over 55 residents to build [...]Read More >
#BiharFloods: Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar. Over 13 districts of Bihar have been badly affected, the death toll has gone over 100. Clogged flood water has lead to rising cases of disease as well. The disaster is Not Yet Over.
Goonj team on the ground are [...]Read More >
This year again when people of Kerala faced floods due to heavy monsoon rains our Kerala teams were the ground working closely with the flood-hit. In Idukki district’s Panniyarkutty village, hit by recurrent landslides, our teams came across this house precariously covered in landslide debris. When we mobilized and motivated the locals, over 30 people [...]Read More >
Last 2 days left…Do join for interaction with Mr. Anshu Gupta ( Founder, Goonj) tomorrow at 5pm onwards at India Habitat Centre, Delhi.Read More >