What is non-governmental organization (NGO)
A non-governmental organization (NGO) is a non-profit, citizen-based group that functions independently of government. NGOs, sometimes called civil societies, are organized on community, national and international levels to serve specific social or political purposes, and are cooperative, rather than commercial, in nature.
The Role of NGO in Community development
Community development refers to as the provision of infrastructural facilities to the people. The provision of these social amenities can be attained through a number of ways and/or organizations which includes, the government, community development associations, Non-Governmental Organisations . Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are non-governmental, non profit making and self governing, set out to ameliorate the plight of the people in dare need of life sustaining facilities in the society.
The beneficiaries of NGOs activities and donor agencies — students, teachers, NGO functionaries, fire burnt victim and head of house holds were interviewed. A number of these NGOs are into various aspects of community development such as: community mobilization, environment, health and sanitation awareness creation, promotion of child’s rights law, promotion of sexuality and reproductive health education and fight against child labour and human trafficking etc.
Top NGO Jobs Portal in Ghana
Some of the top NGO job board in Ghana are listed below
List of International NGO in Ghana
· International Organization on Migration
· Sympathy International
· Global Culture Solution
· Africa Health Research Organization Ghana
· Youth World Travel Organization
· Transforming Lives International
· Youth Education Development
· Actionaid Ghana
· Direct Impact Foundation