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Let’s not forget that its not cold that kills people.. its lack of clothing!!

Let’s not forget that its not cold that kills people.. its lack of clothing!!

In the last few days temperature has drastically dropped in parts of northern India, making it difficult for millions of families who have less to survive the cold. The time to do our bit is now!!

Reach your woolens and sarees at Goonj’s nearest dropping center. You can also make monetary contributions for bulk purchases and [...]

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We are very happy to report that the most recent bridge, made by the people with Goonj, has come up in Kerala

We are very happy to report that the most recent bridge, made by the people with Goonj, has come up in Kerala

We are very happy to report that the most recent bridge, made by the people with Goonj, has come up in Kerala, the state where we only started working after floods late last year. This is at the back of hundreds of bamboo/wood bridges made, over the years, by people for themselves, mobilized and motivated [...]

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Cyclone Bulbul update

Cyclone Bulbul update

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 [...]

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It might just be the start of winter for you..

It might just be the start of winter for you..

It might just be the start of winter for you…but for many…especially people out in the open. It’s quite cold already.. Join ‘Odha Do Zindagi’ Goonj’s annual campaign- Contribute Woolens and Sarees or Make a Monetary Contribution, so we can ensure someone survives this winter. Your giving could mean so much!

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India experienced 167 instances of cold waves, the highest in 13 years last year

India experienced 167 instances of cold waves, the highest in 13 years last year

India experienced 167 instances of cold waves, the highest in 13 years last year. Millions of homeless people, children and those affected by the floods this year will be facing a tough winter. Goonj urges you to do your bit to #SpreadTheWarmth this year! Join Goonj’s annual winter campaign- #OdhaDoZindagi and contribute your [...]

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Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019)

Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019)

Cyclone Bulbul (9th-10th Nov, 2019) left a trail of destruction in West Bengal affecting 6+ Lakh people and damaging thousands houses in South &North Parganas districts, East Medinipur, Howrah and Hooghly. Roads are blocked even as people are left without electricity.The cyclonic storm has destroyed crop worth crores and uprooted trees all across. Millions were [...]

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This year, winter is going to be much tougher

This year, winter is going to be much tougher

This year, winter is going to be much tougher – especially for millions flood-affected across India who are still recovering and many women who make do with just 1-2 Saree’s throughout the year. In absence of bare minimum, winter is going to be yet another DISASTER for many. Homeless people, migrant laborers, women and people [...]

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Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala

Soon after 2018 floods in Kerala

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, [...]

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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.

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.

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 [...]

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Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar

Many of you must have seen horrifying scenes of flooded streets of Patna in Bihar

#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 [...]

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