Putting an exact figure to the number of babies born every minute is difficult. But, it’s safe to say that at any given point in time, there are dozens of women across India in labor. And yet, the quality of maternity care available is questionable. While the poor lack access to medical care when intervention […]
NGOs in Karnataka
The Non-Governmental Organizations which are called NGO’s are operated by people with common interests, and they are actively involved in addressing the issues of different sectors like healthcare, child welfare, education, environment, human rights, women ‘s welfare and several different areas. NGO’s are non-profit organizations most of the time and could be a national or international organization. The State of Karnataka has several NGO’s working towards the betterment of different sectors.
There are several NGO’s addressing health issues in Karnataka and some of them are Cancer Patients Aid Association, Chethana Mental Health Care Foundation, Alcoholics Anonymous, Needy Heart Foundation, and Swayamvara Trust for the Hearing Impaired. NGO's operating in the field of Child Welfare includes Kilikile- for children with special needs, Dream A Dream – for vulnerable children, Lovedale Foundation – for orphans and abandoned children, Operation Shanti – for the poor and needy children. Some of the NGO's working towards the welfare of the senior citizens are Nightingales Elders Enrichment Center, Operation Shanti, and Sridhama.
For the protection of nature and environmental, there are several NGO's and some of them are Environment Support Group, Green Dreams For The Planet Foundation, Project Agastya and Rainwater Club. Nudge Foundation is an NGO that focuses on giving livelihood training for the youth of Karnataka who is less fortunate. Besides these, there are several other NGO's in Karnataka that works towards the betterment of human lives. Learn more about NGOs in Karnataka here.
Durga is a Bangalore-based public charitable trust that works towards creating a safe environment for women in public spaces. Though Durga’s main objective is to equip young girls and women with crucial skills to deter sexual harassment and other crime, they also work with communities and other genders to create awareness about the importance of […]
Hasiru Dala is an NGO based in Bangalore that works along with waste collectors (Pourakarmikas) and other waste workers to ensure that they lead a life with dignity. This social impact NGO was formed in the year 2010 by Anslem Rosario and Nalini Shekar when they decided to form a group to organize waste workers […]
TiP Sessions is an NGO based in Karnataka that is involved in climate action, creating civic awareness, waste management, and working towards gender justice. The NGO has been leveraging technology, design, regional and lingual context to achieve its goals. They’ve been actively involved in the economic empowerment of women in rural areas, waste management using […]
DART or Dystrophy Annihilation Research Trust is on the way to find a cure to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Let’s find out more. Though medical science has progressed in leaps and bounds, there are still many diseases that have no known cure. Muscular Dystrophy is one such disease. Until now, there has been no known cure […]
Drug addiction is a menace that cannot be ignored. It affects the health of individuals, family relationships and the state economy. It’s a difficult battle to fight alone. The good news is that there are a number of treatment and de-addiction centers in Karnataka that can help addicts. The state government is also cracking down […]
DISHA is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) formed in the year 2005 This NGO organizes training programs and workshops for the youth, teachers, and parents. Uses value education to guide the youth population in India Holistic personality developmental workshop for the young minds focusing on the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social and physical aspects DISHA Bharat, an […]
Swachha Eco Solutions, an NGO that turns plastic waste into tiles, pipes and more The tiles can be recycled later once again NGO was awarded Namma Bengaluru Award A Bengaluru based NGO; Swachha Eco Solutions (SES) has found a new way to recycle plastic. Since its inception in 2012, SES has converted hundreds of tons […]
The Nudge Foundation that aims to raise the quality of life of the less fortunate youth in Karnataka strives to create a benchmark.
Aata Odanaata’s softball programme for economically challenged boys is creating new opportunities for self-development, sporting glory and academic success.