Goonj’s first foray in international relief
Goonj and Nepal relief work
First time relief work in another country.
Familiarity with dynamics and realities of disasters.
Intricacies of working across rules and regulations of two
countries a learning experience..
Thousands of Indians wanted to reach out to people of Nepal.
Goonj acted as trusted facilitator for large scale humanitarian work.
Sent a brief appeal on April 28th
with a list of requirement on masses..
First appeal on Do’s and Don’t
for relief operations
Our partners in Nepal..
* WHR (Women for Human Rights)
* Naagrik Awaaz
* Society for Ex- Students of Barpark
* HHESS / Believers
* Nepalese Army Wives Association
* National Association of the Physical
Disabled – Nepal & Voice for Equal
* Nepal Share /Nyano Sansar
* CAP - Nepal
* Nepa Gryation
* AYON & many other groups..
Hub and spoke model
•Goonj turned its head office in
Delhi into nodal hub and
intensified relief material
•45 big trucks of need based
material reached to Nepal till
•No banner, fancy uniform,
media coverage or tall claims..
•A 3 member Goonj team on
ground zero. Teams in cities,
volunteers, contributors and well
Corporates, individuals, schools and
informal groups sent bulk quantities of
specific material to Goonj Delhi, Mumbai,
Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata & to the
temporary centres in Chennai & Nagpur ..
Thank you for paying attention to regular updates on minute details.
Flipkart’s Campaign for Goonj’s work
Thousands of people contributed and
Flipkart matched the same ☺
In the midst of frequent tremors,
landslides and storms..
Reached thousands of families in remote parts of
Bhaktapur, Dadhing, Dolakha, Gorkha, Kavre, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Lalitpur,
Nuwakot, Sindhupal Chowk, Sindhuli, Ramechap and Rasuwa
To work extensively with our local partner base on health,
solar & education..
A BIG Thanks
For your contribution of resources, time, efforts, personal
attention and care. It ensured huge quantities of need- based
relief material as per our guidelines.
To everyone who organized collection drives, offered space &
transport and initiated the campaign in their organizations, and
to ABB India Foundation for large scale material contribution
with due to attention to minute possible details.
For the enthusiasm, dedication & risk taking attitude of large
number of volunteers, organisations, groups of people & Ashoka
Fellows in Nepal who joined us in the toughest areas and times..
We will soon be sharing more details in our next report..
So far, Goonj has reached 45 trucks of relief material to Nepal..
Despite challenges like bureaucracy, different rules &
regulations, customs & border issues
Still a long way to go..
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