Anshu Gupta

Anshu Gupta

Founder, Goonj

Anshu Gupta, popularly known as the Clothing Man, is a recipient of 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award. Anshu is the Founder of a nonprofit – Goonj. One of India’s leading social entrepreneur 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. Anshu has done his Mass communications twice and his masters in Economics. He 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. Today Goonj is a pan India movement, dealing with over 3000 tons of material annually. Anshu is an Ashoka and Schwab Fellow and has been listed by the Forbes magazine as one of India’s most powerful rural entrepreneurs.