The existence of non government organisations set up to help specific communities suggests at once that there is a caring element within that society that recognises a need and is prepared to act on it. It also indicates that there is some shortfall; either in the targeted group or the way they are treated.
Is the Ashaafi Foundation
to be championed for assisting the sialkot and other communities in Pakistan? Indubitably but it begs the question as to why they are 'behind the eightball' in the first place. Ashah Razyn Foundation
in its brief acknowedges the poverty and disadvantage in Uganda so, despite its official imprimatur, why does this state of affairs exist?
Asia, yes, has a beef about illicit substances. Then there is Asia Comprehensive Development Institute
, Asia Crime Prevention Foundation
, Asia Pacific Group International
, Asian Environmental Society
and Asian Women's Human Rights Council
is set up to provide long-term therapy and support to victims of destructive subcultures and their families. This may be a sneaky way of also attacking drug-taking but is different enough to gain a mention.
Now, as much as I provide a global perspective for this blog, it does also do the Auscentric so here are the NGOs that lead off with our nationality
Yep, that's why this bunch of party poopers got special mention