Material of more than 3 trucks was collected during the afore-said camps. Material includes Wearable old/new clothes (washed), footwear, utensils, Bed-sheets, dry ration, sewing machine, medicines, spectacles, umbrellas, school material, uniforms, lunch box, stationary, books, old cycle, toys, games, old audio/video cassette, old newspapers, magazines, one sided used sheets, desktop/laptop (working) etc.. Attached pls find some snaps of the collection camp.
Collected material shall be used for the following various Goonj’s PAN india innovative initiatives:
Vastra- Samman– A nationwide movement highlighting cloth as a basic need and a mark of dignity
Cloth for Work – Villagers get clothes as motivation for initiating development activities in their own area.
School to School– Sensitizing urban schools to the educational needs of their counterparts in remote village schools. Channelizing school material from one end to the other by building a long term relationship among them.
Not Just a piece of cloth– Turning old cotton cloth into sanitary napkins for women in slums and villages.
Rahat– Reaching relief and supporting victims of natural and manmade disasters (flood, earth quakes etc).
Recycling: a step ahead – Making notebooks, school bags, skipping ropes, balls, sitting mats, bottle bags etc. from waste paper, cloth & audio tapes.
Those who missed the afore-said collection camps and also existing contributors, can continue to contribute Goonj in the following permanent dropping centers in Dwarka:
Goonj’s Dwarka permanent Dropping centers:
For all type of material:
Converse Training and Consultancy Service, 306- 308, Agarwal Plaza, Plot No. 11 (MLU), Sector-12, Near Agarwal Sweets & Restaurants, Dwarka
Tel. 64734902, 9910024902 Mr. Gurjeet S.Kukreja (Monday closed, Sunday first Half open)
WARDROBE (Dryclean chain) near to Wine Shop
G-10, Vardhman Plaza, Plot no. 3,
Sector-6, Central Market, Dwarka,Tel: 32057320 (Wednesday closed)