Nongovernmental organizations are normally abbreviated as NGOs. These organizations are developed to provide charities or to provide helping hand to underprivileged individuals of the society. They do not always provide cash or charity, but they also provide awareness or platforms to speak or record some violence in the society. As the name says, the government does not govern these non-governmental organization. These organizations run on charities provided by interested organizations or individuals. These organizations work for the betterment of not only human being but also for animals and even for plants. WWF, Red Cross, Oxfam, and ISO are some examples of NGOs. There are almost 3.7 million NGOs in the world. They are working for health, physical and mental abuse, child labor, child and women abuse and much more. They claim to help the government in solving social issues. Some organizations have great influence over the major global issue. For further details read following lines.
NGO(non-governmental organization) are nonprofit organization:
NGOs are non-governmental as well as they are nonprofit organizations. Even in some countries, the term NPO (a non-profit organization) is used for NGO. These organizations have the sole purpose of helping other rather earning profit. However, any profit earned through any meaningful activity is then spent on the betterment of the organizations. Moreover, sometimes these are merged in term of meaning as cooperative organizations. By cooperative, we mean a group of people from different profession works together to provide helping hand to each other through their skills.
Challenges Faced by International NGOs:
Running an NGO at the national level is quite easy as compared to international NGOs. No doubt, it takes great efforts to take the initiative and provide best of one`s services to other people of totally different cultures. This step needs a lot of hard work, and besides hard work, one has to face a lot of challenges. Above all is country`s law. Every country has different laws for international NGOs. So one has to be aware of these laws. Furthers one should not initiate anything which is against country`s ethics, cultures, and social taboos. Even donors have some reservation for donating money to certain countries.
Is UNO is NGOs.
Yes, UNO is first NGO in the world. Even it is the beginning or introduction of word NGO. If we see deeply, UNO is not ownership of any country.It also doesn’t limit itself to certain areas of life. It is a broader term used to cover and facilitate all the people of different needs and different nationalities. UNO doesn’t only supports people but also provides awareness and knowledge to other NGOs.
Registration of NGO:
Every country has its laws regarding registrations of a non-governmental organization in the country. If you are establishing an NGO in your country, you should hire or consult some lawyer to have legal advice about registration laws. Registration is important to receive valuable charity from donors. Non-registered organizations will have to face legal constraints. Registration will also be helpful if you want to start the NGO at international level. This registration will then show your loyalty to the country and its laws.