Top 10 NGOs in India

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Top 10 NGOs in India of 2023 based on Impact,Transparency,Accountability,Sustainability,Innovation and Partnerships.

Smile Foundation was established in Delhi to support disadvantaged children’s education. This foundation assists thousands of children and their families each year. In many Indian cities and rural villages, they have established humanitarian initiatives focused on healthcare, women’s empowerment, and education. A group of young business workers founded this charity in an effort to make their life brighter, happier, and more pleasant. Some of their programs are Smile on Wheels, Mission Education and Smile Twin e-learning.

Child Rights and You (CRY), works hard to give India’s underprivileged children better and healthier childhoods. By collaborating with parents, teachers, Anganwadi workers, communities, district and state-level governments, and the kids themselves, CRY addresses the vital needs of children in the areas of healthcare, nutrition, education, and protection from child labour and child marriage. Thousands of children in many Indian cities have benefited from CRY’s work.

Nishchaya Foundation is a non-profit organisation focusing on children’s rights and education,equality for women,education and protect the environment thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable ,excluded and marginalized people and communities.Set up in 2011 Nishchaya Foundation has improved the lives of thousands of people in many Indian states and over 2,000 rural villages by providing them access to quality education & healthcare services,a healthy & secure environment and livelihood opportunities.

4. SaveLIFE Foundation

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent, non-profit, NGO focused on improving road safety and emergency medical care across India. Founded in 2008, the foundation combines evidence-based research with policy advocacy, communication, and on-ground execution of projects in the two areas of crash prevention as well as post-crash response.Over the past few years, SLF has facilitated the enactment of the Good Samaritan Law in India, which insulates lay rescuers of injured victims from ensuing legal hassles.

5. HelpAge India

HelpAge India was established in New Delhi in 1978. This organisation mostly focuses on elderly care and assists them in raising their standard of living. The goal of HelpAge India is to stop elder abuse, give pensions to seniors, and manage their health care.They perform all responsibilities that they can to help the elderly who are in need and work to give them a respectable and healthy life that makes them happier and enables them to live happily ever after without feeling guilty or unsatisfied.

6. Care India

CARE India is a non-profit organisation focusing on reducing poverty and social injustice. Its overall goal is to empower women and girls from poor and marginalised communities and improve their lives and livelihoods. The NGO works towards achieving this objective through well-planned and comprehensive health, education, livelihood, disaster relief, and response projects.Their interventions in Health, Livelihood, Education, and Disaster Relief and resilience build communities’ capacity for empowering marginalized women and girls.

7. Pratham

This is one of the largest NGOs in India and focuses on quality education through innovative learning. Pratham was founded back in 1995 yet continues to find new ways to ensure that children learn and stay strong. What started off as an education initiative for kids from a slum in Mumbai, Pratham has scaled up its reach and strength. It works directly with children and young people in many states and union territories of India.The NGO’s approach is being adapted for schools in other countries.

8. Goonj

Goonj is a non-governmental organization based in New Delhi, India, providing disaster relief, compassionate leadership, and community development in 23 Indian states. Goonj focuses on clothing as an important but often overlooked requirement. Goonj has been established for more than 20 years and, under his direction, has inspired widespread civic engagement in matters like rural infrastructure, water scarcity, education, and disaster assistance.

9. Nanhi Kali

Nanhi Kali provides 360-degree support to underprivileged girls from Class 1-10, with the objective of enabling them to complete their schooling with dignity. The project provides daily academic support as well as an annual school supplies kit, which allows the girls to attend school with dignity. The team works extensively with the families of the girls and community stakeholders to sensitize them towards the importance of girls’ education.

10. Oxfam India

Oxfam India is a movement of people working to end discrimination and create a free and just society. The organisation works to ensure that Adivasis, Dalits, Muslims, and women and girls have safe-violence-free lives with freedom to speak their minds, equal opportunities to realise their rights, and a discrimination-free future.The NGO conducts research to find lasting solutions to end rising inequalities and exclusion of marginalised communities from getting decent jobs, quality free education and healthcare.

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