Friday, 15 September 2017

Anshu Gupta on KBC 9: Meet the Clothing Man, Founder of Goonj

Posted by Devansh Roy
Meet Anshu Gupta, the founder of GOONJ trying to eradicate poverty by looking into ignored issues like clothing. Anshu Gupta set in Front of Big B Amitabh Bachchan in KBC 9, Kaun Bangea Crorepati Season 9. Have a Look at the Anshu Gupta's Glimpse video on KBC 9 while interaction with Show Host Sir Ji, Amitabh Bachchan. Also have a Look at the Profile of Founder of Goonj Non-Profile Organisation.


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’.

Anshu has done his Mass communications twice and his masters in Economics. Starting as a freelance journalist, he left a corporate job in 1998 and founded GOONJ with a mission to make clothing a matter of concern and to bring it among the list of subjects for the development sector. His mission was to address the most basic but ignored need of clothing and the multifaceted role it plays in villages across India.

You Can Read More About Anshu Gupta on Anshu Gupta Official Profile on Goonj.

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