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- abbr. nongovernmental organization
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- Non-Governmental Organization
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- n. an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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The answer might lie with the Haitian Grassroots organization, Ayiti Kale Je, that suggests the term NGO is a misnomer, "since many are direct subcontractors of the United States and other governments," making them Haiti's largest employer.
No wonder the term NGO has become a dirty word in Peru.
The self-styled "international community" (read Western powers) and meddling India as well as several foreign-funded fronts with the label NGO but actually functioning as foreign spy agencies carried on psychological warfare.
This NGO is a rather well-known one that receives a lot of funds and publicity, and I somehow feel as though they are taking clients from organizations that would potentially be doing more comprehensive prevention education.
A Kolkata based NGO is pursuing map literacy programme in West Bengal since 2004.
The NGO is the Tomorrow's Youth Organization -- which is incorporated in Virginia but does its most important work in Nablus, Palestine.
By early 2010, an Italian NGO is bringing clean, flowing water to the village.
Phil was recently described as the "hardest man in NGO-world".
Naturally, my most fulfilling part of working with the NGO is getting to interact with children.
I apologize for not posting before, but the internet connection in Berd where I'm assigned to an NGO is very poor at its best.