Anshu Gupta is the founder of Goonj, a volunteer-run recycling center in New Delhi. In this short video, Anshu shows how Goonj recycles unused garments to provide clothes, schoolbags, sanitary napkins and a variety of other amenities for India's poor. Anshu offers a heartfelt appeal to be mindful of the unused clothing taking space in your closet right now, and what a treasure it could be for someone in need.
Anshu Gupta is an Ashoka Fellow and the executive director of Goonj, a primarily volunteer run organization based in New Delhi that provides clothes and other basic amenities to millions across India by turning one person's waste into a resource for another. In 1998 Anshu left his job as a manager of corporate communications in a large Indian company to found Goonj and travel India in order to understand the needs of the people of his country.