Tax Status: 12A,  80G,  FCRA


Sarita Vihar, 
New Delhi, 
India -560068

Our Mission

Pan India organization addressing basic needs of poor. Turning urban discard into rural development resource. 

Work and Achievements

Some of the works that we do at Goonj: 

  • Annually deal with over 3000tones of material; from clothes, school material to old doors, windows and computers.
  • Over 2500 development activities taken up under Cloth for work (CFW), in the last year.
  • GOONJ’s ‘Rahat’ initiative is known for its systematic approach in large scale relief & rehabilitation work with many innovative approaches.
  • Over 4 million sanitary pads produced out of waste cloth & reached to villages/slums across India as a viable solution & powerful tool to open up taboo subject of menses!!
  • Over 6,00,000Kgs of throw away waste cloth converted into traditional mattress/quilt (Sujni) as large scale income generation activity in villages

To know more about Goonj, kindly refer..


  • July'16:CNBC TV18 Young Turks Change Agent award to Anshu Gupta
  • July15: Ramon Magsaysay Award to Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj for Transforming giving as a developmental approach.
  • Nov'14: Goonj wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award.
  • Aug'14: Asia's leading English magazine 'The Top 10 of Asia' featured Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj among Asia's top 10 social entrepreneurs.
  • July'14: Goonj is one amongst 'The Purpose Economy 100 Asia' list.
  • July'14: Goonj chosen among 100 leading Global Green Innovations of The prestigious think tank SUSTAINIA
  • Feb'14: Goonj gets a place among The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in India in a listing by Fast Company
  • Nov'12: 'Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj, by Schwab Foundation
  • July'12: GOONJ chosen as 'Game Changing Innovation' by NASA and US State Dept.
  • June'12: GDN Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project
  • Feb'12: GOONJ won Edelgive award in health & well- being category.
  • Nov'10: Anshu Gupta listed in international Forbes magazine as one of India's most powerful rural entrepreneurs.

Fund Utilisation Statement

To support Goonj’s work across remote villages; help address ignored basic needs of villages like school material, sanitary pads, woolens & logistical costs in sustaining urban, rural operations.

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