The Nudge Foundation, a non-profit focused on providing livelihood training to the less-fortunate youths in Karnataka has received a huge grant of $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore). The grant has been extended by Rockefeller Foundation, a philanthropy group based in the US. It was given to help The Nudge to expand its operations across the other […]
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.
In the summer of 2010, Coach Dilip Kudwalli from the Black Sox softball club was introduced to Aata Odanaata by a former player. The fledgling non-profit had just managed to successfully involve girls from the Government Fort High School in a football training programme. The girls had performed brilliantly and four had been picked for […]
With the growing population of elderly across India, the need for NGOs that cater to senior citizens has become very important. Karnataka has few good NGOs that help senior citizens in need. Nightingales Elders Enrichment Center Founded in the year 1996 by Dr Radha S Murthy has set up a Medical Trust to help and […]
Sridhama—Mysore (A Home for the senior citizens) OLD AGE CARE “The fear of old age is not the fear of death, but the fear of living”. There was a time when old persons’ care was a well acknowledged responsibility of those living under a single roof and not a debatable issue. But, rapidly changing family […]
Alcoholics Anonymous Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA ) 2215, HAL 3rd Stage, 80ft Road, Bangalore – 560008 Telefax : +91-80-25251005 Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgActivities : CPAA is a voluntary social service organization established in 1969, raising our own funds and working towards total management of cancer as a disease. We operate from Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and […]
Meet Sheetal Suryavanshi Mahendra and her old sports buddies Lakshmi Hariharan, Lakshmi SS and Shoba Aval., former Karnataka under-21 cricket, handball and baseball players: A motley crew on a mission. It has been a while since they hung up their cricketing gear and the kookaburra in their hands was replaced by a mouse, but now […]
There are many Non Governmental Organizations concentrating on the depleting environment in India. Environment is a very difficult area to fight for, especially if it involves the forest area. The reducing forest area, non-protection of lakes is a huge concern for the survival of humanity. One cannot blame just the government and politicians for the […]
NGOs – Education Agastya International Foundation – is a movement led by educators, scientists and entrepreneurs, to revitalize and transform primary and secondary education in India. Akshara Foundation – The mission of Akshara Foundation is to ensure Universal Primary Education for every child below eleven years of age in Bangalore through a three-pronged effort that […]
ARF [Animal Rights Fund] Phone: 91-80-26724036 WiLL: 91-80-22792154/ 22792345 Pager: 91-9628-815549/9628-813664 Timings: Monday – Saturday, 9 AM – 5 PM Services offered: Animal Birth Control Centre [Bangalore South Zone], Ambulance service and shelter for sick and injured small & large animals, adoption of street animals and vaccination drive. CRA [Crusade for Rights of Animals] Phone: […]
Infosys Foundation C/O Progeon Building, No. 27, J.P. Nagar, 3rd Phase, Bannerghatta Main Road, Bangalore 560 076, Karnataka, India. Tel.: +91-80-2658 8668 / 5103 2000, Fax: +91-80-5103 2140 Email: email@example.com Infosys Foundation is a public charitable trust founded in 1996. Sudha Murty, Mrs. Sudha Gopalakrishnan and Mr. N S Raghavan are the trustees of this […]