Doing good is a collective responsibility

- Anshu Gupta
Founder Director, Goonj..

Biography

Anshu Gupta, popularly known as the Clothing Man is the Founder of an Indian based nonprofit – Goonj. One of India’s leading social entrepreneurs Anshu brings to the table an instinctive empathy and connect with people, moving the focus from the conventional – giver’s pride to the unconventional – receiver’s dignity. Asia’s Noble, the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award 2015, conferred to him credited him for “his creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India, his enterprising leadership in treating cloth as a sustainable development resource for the poor, and in reminding the world that true giving always respects and preserves human dignity”.

News

A National Webinar on “Civil Society Response in COVID-19” Watch here – www.facebook.com/fsw.msu2016/videos/242425863738185

PATRIKA KEYNOTE SALON : Interactive Session with Anshu Gupta. Watch here- www.facebook.com/patrikahindinews/videos/3063138167083753

The role of the social sector in fighting the pandemic and what lies ahead. Watch here- www.facebook.com/logical.indian/videos/735904210551880

The urgent needs of some of the most neglected communities – the migrant workers, farmers, tribals, sex workers, people with disability to many more. Watch Here – www.facebook.com/goonj.org/videos/529342761083730

Lockdown Talks with Jagriti. Watch here – www.facebook.com/jagritiyatra/videos/691037101724538/

“Biggest problem of India is that we have always ignored our villages” Watch here – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=226841911874075

The 4th #Baithak held last week at Goonj’s Delhi Centre saw a participation of 17 inspiring organizations. Over two days, we witnessed new connections and collaboration being made between the organizations through various activities in a fun-filled, thought-provoking and engaging environment.

The 12th Jagriti Yatra of 400 Yatris was at Goonj on 5th Jan. We wish a big ‘Lagey Raho’ to each one!! You are always welcome at Goonj if you want to replicate Goonj’s model and start something of your own anywhere.! We will be more than happy to share our learnings and help you set up. Sharing some glimpses…

A new space is emerging.. Something interesting is happening.. Last week as the 3rd edition of ‘Baithak’ kicked off at Goonj Delhi center.. It saw the coming together of Founders & Co-Founders from 19 different organizations working on wide-ranging issues from Education to Livelihood to Mental health. The atmosphere was informal and inclusive and the discussions were around collective sharing of challenges, strategies, and ideas between like-minded people.

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