This blog talks about how 2 NGOs, ILP and IRCDS, are working in the Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu, India to help in child education - challenges being faced and accomplishments till date.
Information about the NGOs... (more)
I volunteer for a couple of NGOs in the US who raise funds and help NGOs working on education in India. My answer is based on this experience.
We have some great answers already. Pratik Mandrekar correctly points out the negative attitude of people donating stuff. Makarand Sahasrabuddhe also explains some good points, one of those being difficulty in finding staff. ... (more)
There are large number of NGOs in India and they all have different priorities and approaches like
- Service provision to the poor.
- Building capacities of people and people's institutions.
- Enabling the poor and marginalised to have voice....