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Anshu Gupta: The Culture of Giving (Complete)

MUMBAI, October 5, 2015 — Anshu Gupta, Founder of Goonj and recipient of the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay award, discusses the transformation of the culture of giving. Known as the "Clothing Man," Gupta founded Goonj in 1998 with a mission to make clothing a matter of concern and raise its profile in the development sector. Goonj recycles discarded clothes and household goods from urban areas, transforms them into useful products for the poor and delivers them to far-flung villages in India. ( 1 hr., 25 min.)


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