India is a country with a large number of people keen on helping others and they have formed special Non Government Organizations (NGOs) to serve this purpose. These NGOs are focused on uplifting of the weaker sections of the society, child education and welfare and improvement of health and sanitation in the country.
Here is a list of top 10 most famous and reputed NGOs in India:
Pratham is a leading NGO based in Mumbai and is amongst the largest in the country. It works for the improvement of the underprivileged children as well as providing preschool education for them. It was founded in 1994 and has been pioneering in this field since then.
9. Lepra Society
Another famed NGO in the country is Lepra Society which is engaged in providing health care services with programs on HIV, malaria, leprosy and lymphatic diseases. It also works against poverty and social discrimination. The NGO is head quartered in Secundrabad.
8. Give India
The next name on the list of top 10 most famous and reputed NGOs in India is that of Give India, a non-profit organization engaged in financing other NGOs in their welfare work. It collects donations and funds on a global level and extends financial support for organizations all over the country. Give India was founded in 1999 and has its head office in Mumbai.
7. Sammaan Foundation
Sammaan Foundation is an NGO based in Patna and it has been established for empowering the people who are below the poverty line as well as create better income and employment opportunities for them. The NGO dates back to 2007 and spreads awareness amongst the weaker sections.
6. Goonj Limited
Another leading NGO in the country which has been working since long to ensure that the poor get their basic need of clothing fulfilled is Goonj Limited. This organization was started in 1999 by Anshu Gupta, a journalist and has its head office in New Delhi.