Goonj

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    Tax Status: 12A,  80G,  FCRA

Goonj

SY 51/1, Chikka Begur Gate, 
Hosur Main Road, 
Bangalore, Karnataka, 
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.. http://goonj.org/page_id=36/index.html

  • Feb 2018 : AIMA (All India Management Association) Award to Mr. Anshu Gupta
  • July'16: CNBC TV18 Young Turks Change Agent awardto 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.

Fund Utilisation Statement

To support Goonj’s work across remote villages on water, infrastructure, sanitation, education, women health etc; To fill gaps in accessibility of education like school material in schools, To improve menstrual hygiene in rural/slum India with cotton sanitary pads(MY Pad),

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