Non-governmental organization

Organization independent of any government, usually created to aid those in need or similar

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Non-governmental organization: Organization independent of any government, usually created to aid those in need or similar
Organizations which are independent of government involvement are known as non-governmental organizations or non-government organizations, with NGO as an acronym. NGOs are a subgroup of organizations founded by citizens, which include clubs and associations that provide services to their members and others. NGOs are usually nonprofit organizations, and many of them are active in humanitarianism or the social sciences. Surveys indicate that NGOs have a high degree of public trust, which can make them a useful proxy for the concerns of society and stakeholders. However, NGOs can also be lobby groups for corporations, such as the World Economic Forum. According to, "[an NGO is] any non-profit, voluntary citizens' group which is organized on a local, national or international level ... Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest, NGOs perform a variety of service and humanitarian functions, bring citizen concerns to Governments, advocate and monitor policies and encourage political participation through provision of information."


Amnesty International revokes Navalny's status [Video]

Amnesty International revokes Navalny's status

Amnesty Internaional has revoked its 'prisoner of conscience' status previously given to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. It relates to past comments he's made that the NGO say qualify as advocacy of..

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Mediterranean rescue: Open Arms saves over 100 more migrants off Libya [Video]

Mediterranean rescue: Open Arms saves over 100 more migrants off Libya

The Spanish NGO says it has now rescued 146 migrants off the coast of Libya in recent days, taking them to safety in Sicily.

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'Manta' boat takes on world's ocean trash [Video]

'Manta' boat takes on world's ocean trash

French skipper Yvan Bourgnon and his NGO 'The SeaCleaners' have unveiled a model of a boat that self-recycles collected plastic trash from seas.

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Hyderabad-based non-profit organisation provides free education to tribal children [Video]

Hyderabad-based non-profit organisation provides free education to tribal children

Once a child labour, Santosh, who is currently running his own NGO in Hyderabad, provides free primary education to the tribal children. People Helping Children was set up in 2019 and aims towards..

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NGO takes onus of counselling protesting farmers, amid rising cases of suicide [Video]

NGO takes onus of counselling protesting farmers, amid rising cases of suicide

Amid rising cases of suicide in the last few weeks, an NGO has taken the initiative of organising counseling sessions for protesting farmers at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana Border). US-based NGO,..

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Mini-hospital set up for farmers at Singhu Border [Video]

Mini-hospital set up for farmers at Singhu Border

As farmers' prolonged protest against the Centre's three agricultural laws continues, an NGO has come forward to set up a temporary mini-hospital at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana), one of the..

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Ludhiana police set up day care center for children of migrant workers [Video]

Ludhiana police set up day care center for children of migrant workers

Ludhiana police in collaboration with an NGO has set up a 'Girl Child Day Care Facility' for the migrant labourers. Children of migrant labourers are soft targets of sexual harassment as they are left..

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Noida-based NGO turns messiahfor street dogs [Video]

Noida-based NGO turns messiahfor street dogs

A Noida-based organisation is running a shelter home for dogs in Sector 127 providing respite to street canines in the city. Earthlings Trust started with adopting two puppies in 2018,but is now home..

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Women of various faiths acquiring skills under one roof in Aligarh [Video]

Women of various faiths acquiring skills under one roof in Aligarh

A skill development centre in Aligarh is not just making women self reliant but is also imparting in them a lesson of communal harmony. Being run by an NGO named Manav Samman Seva Samiti under Ministry..

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