NGOs are non-profit organisations that aid in the betterment of the society, by working for underprivileged people and providing them with better standards of living.
Here is the list of the top 10 NGOs in India.
10. Lepra Society
Andhra Lepra India or Lepra Society was established on 22nd February 1989. It is an NGO dedicated to work towards better health, indiscrimination, and eradication of poverty. The Society aims to aid the National Health Programmes in the preventing and controlling diseases such as Leprosy, Malaria, Lymphatic filariasis, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and Blindness. With its Corporate Officein Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh the organisation works even in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Jharkhand.
Pratham was established in the year 1994, and is the largest NGO in the country working towards the betterment of provision of education to the children who are underprivileged. The Charity has its corporate office located in Mumbai, Maharashtra and has aided the setup of many schools in the country and renders pre-school education to many children.
8. Sammaan Foundation
Sammaan is a non-profit organization aiming at empowering citizens belonging to the below poverty line category. They are also known to create income opportunities for those people who are untrained and unskilled. Their corporate office is located in Patna in Bihar and the organisation itself was founded in 2007.
7. Sargam Sanstha
Sargam Sanstha aims at helping educate the socially deprived children since it was started in the year 1986, and is enabling them to achieve their full potential. The NGO is headquartered in Lucknow in UP.
6. Nanhi Kali
This organisation promotes girl education and was founded in 1996 by Anand Mahindra. Their officeis based in Mumbai. Supported by KC Mahindra Education Trust and Naandi foundation this organisation has taken upon itself the responsibility to educate over than 50000 girls all over the nation.
5. Give India
Give India, a non-profit organization, was established in Mumbai in 1999, with the purpose of collecting financial aids and funds from all over the world and distributing them to the NGOs working across the country.
With over 30 years of service, since it first came into existence in 1979, CRY India has set up a strong fight for child rights. The NGO’s name is an acronym that stands for Child Rights and You. Rippan Kapoor founded it with the motive of providing the underprivileged children with better education, food, and health. Headquartered in Mumbai, CRY has branch offices in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, and Kolkata.
3. Goonj Limited
Goonj is a well-reputed and established NGO, working from New Delhi and striving hard to clothe every poor person in India. Set up in the year 1999, Goonj is the brainchild of Anshu Gupta a young journalist.
2. Smile Foundation
Smile has been operating in India for over a decade since its inception in 2002. The office is located in New Delhi, India and they endeavour to better the status of child education in India. The organisation is reputed and fully committed to ensure children receive the better education and healthcare. Abolishing child labour is also one of their prime goals.
1. Help Age India
Established in 1978, Help Age India has been working on helping aged individuals. The organisation has won one social welfare award and three ICAI awards for excellence in financial reporting. It has its corporate officelocated in New Delhi.