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GOONJ..

New Delhi, DL, India | http://www.goonj.org
Joined in January 2007

About Us

Goonj, for the past 12 years has been involved in promoting "Clothing as a Basic Need" and the concept of "Dignified Giving". Under this we started the Vastra-Samman movement under which we have initiatives such as "Cloth for Work", "School to School" and "Not Just a Piece of Cloth" amongst others. While we started out with only 67 pieces of cloth, we now average 70 tons material a month.

Innovations and Awards…

  • Pioneers in developing cloth based sanitary napkins.
  • Utilizing scrap cloth to make mattresses and quilts to further reduce wastage.
  • Using cassette tapes as a design material for handbags, key-rings etc.
  • ‘Not Just a piece of Cloth’ awarded the Innovation for India award by Marico.
  • Goonj Awarded the Jamnalal Bajaj CFBP Award for ‘Fair Practices’
  • Goonj awarded the ‘India NGO of the year’ award by Resource Alliance.
  • Awarded the Changemaker’s Innovation Award thrice for ‘Rahat’, ‘School to School’ and ‘Not Just a Piece of Cloth’.
  • Goonj’s first initiative “Vastra-Samman” recognized as one of ‘The Good Practices’ in Dubai International Awards.
  • Mr. Anshu Gupta has been awarded the by CNN IBN Real Heroes award and the Ashoka Fellowship.

Goonj, for the past 12 years has been involved in promoting "Clothing as a Basic Need" and the concept of "Dignified Giving". Under this we started the Vastra-Samman movement under which we have initiatives such as "Cloth for Work", "School to School…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Disaster Relief
  • Rural Areas

Location

  • J-93
    Sarita Vihar
    New Delhi, DL 100076
    IN

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