GOONJ

Re-positioning cloth and other underutilized material, beyond charity, adding dignity and turning it into a big resource for development. Spreading the idea beyond geographical boundaries so that world over people take it as a subject to work on. GOONJ works on 3 levels:material, people & idea Material level: GOONJ started with 67 personal clothes, today dealing with more than 1000 tonnes of material to parts of 21 states of India, every year. GOONJ has over the years painstakingly built vast country wide network;sort of pipeline grid from cities to villages through which material moves continuously. While general clothes, woolens and other household material etc goes to the masses t...
School to School - Connect Urban & Rural Children
by GOONJ
 
As per the Annual Survey of Education Report (ASER) survey, India has made impressive progress in school enrollments and the focus is to improve quality. Goonj has found that rural students lack basic supplies (uniforms, pencil, books, a bag etc) while urban students have the same in abundance. This recycling, environment-friendly effort sensitizes and motivates urban students to donate their reusable school material, and acts as the carrot to get village children to school. project reportread updates from the field
60 Dignified Days for a Woman
by GOONJ
 
Women are the most marginalized in India's rural population thus sanitary napkins/ menstrual hygiene is a non issue for them.They use rags leading to widespread unhealthy menstrual practices.A woman used blouse piece as sanitary pad & died of tetanus due to metal hook.Shame & silence around the issue makes it most taboo subject as vast majority face great hardships & indignity besides health risks due to this problem. Click here to know more-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GBJADNl0H8 project reportread updates from the field
Support for flood affected in Chennai(TN) & Andhra
by GOONJ
 
Every year adds new dimension of fury to devastation caused by floods in India. While J&K,Uttarakhand haven't fully recovered from floods in the last 2 years, this year many parts of Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh have seen major damage due to unprecedented rain. People are facing loss of belongings, homes & lives. Access to basic necessities like food, shelter, clothing, clean water, medicines etc has become a big challenge. This project will work to reach basic relief material to affected areas. project reportread updates from the field
Helping earthquake survivors in Jammu and Kashmir
by GOONJ
 
This project is involved in relief efforts for the survivors of the earthquake. There is a need for school material, warm clothing, blankets, tents, bed sheets, flashlights, food, floormats and money project reportread updates from the field
"Rahat Floods"- Support flood victims in India!
by GOONJ
 
In the June of 2013, the northern states of Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh were hit with the worst floods in recent memory. The loss of life and property is unprecedented. Owing to the treacherous terrain, rescue and relief operations are intermittent. People are faced with the dearth of basic necessities such as water, food, shelter, clothing, medicines etc. This project will work for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood victims. project reportread updates from the field
Support J&K & 6 other Indian states' flood victims
by GOONJ
 
Every year adds new dimension of fury to devastation caused by floods in India. While the country hasn't yet recovered fully from Uttarakhand & Odisha floods last year, this year in addition many parts of Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Assam & most recently Jammu & Kashmir have also been engulfed in flood waters. People are faced with death from basic necessities like food, shelter, clothing, clean water, medicines etc.This project will work to reach relief materials to flood affected areas. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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