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Plan India is a nationally registered not for profit organisation striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children and their communities. Since 1979, Plan India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of children and young people by enabling them access to protection, quality education and healthcare services, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and participation in decisions
Once after graduation many people look out for mainstream jobs relating to IT, banking, insurance, human resources, tourism, and healthcare, but many do not think about getting into non-profit organizations, maybe because people associate the word “non-profit” as “no money” but the contrary is true, as an average NGO volunteer gets paid as much as any other employee of other sectors. Hence, there is a lot of scope for fresh graduates to grow and find future stability in an NGO.
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A child is defined as any person under the age of 18, which puts them at a vulnerable position in the society. Considering the special status of children, it comes hardly as a surprise that the constitution of India rewards the children with a set of special rights. Child rights transcend human rights, and hence special provisions are provided by the constitution to help uphold these rights of children which ensures their wellbeing. Here are some of the most viable rights of children-
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Plan India is one of the best NGOs in India which supports for children’s rights especially the girls. It is a trustworthy organization, as the donor can donate through its website and they would be updated on the progress of the underprivileged child and her community. In this way they ensure transparency. Plan India is a nationally registered not for profit organization and they are in 15 states across India and has directly impacted the lives of more than a million children and their familiescontinue reading →
When a child moves beyond the confines of the home and begins going to school, parents have little control over what the child is exposed to. Teaching the children how to protect themselves from dirt, grime and impure environment can go a long way in keeping them hale and healthy. It also positively impacts the environment at home, and building simple disciplinary habits from the childhood ensures that these values are carried over well into their adulthood as well.
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Human beings are gregarious in nature and love being in the company of others. It is even more fun when you plan a group trip with your friends as more the people there are; the more merrier it will be. Travelling in a group can be a lifesaver as each and every member would find out ways to come to safety when on unfamiliar territory. When in a group, you experience less stress and more fun and lastly, it also ensures that you have a less expensive vacation with a lot of holiday offers. Here’s icontinue reading →
Corporate social responsibility is a type of business model where a company contributes to the society through efforts such as philanthropy and volunteering while in turn boosting their own brand. CSR helps a company be socially accountable to itself, the public and the stakeholders. By indulging in CSR activities the company’s main objective is to operate in ways that would benefit the environment and the society, rather than contributing negatively to them.
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In India, a child marriage occurs when the groom, being below 21 years of age and the bride, being below 18 years of age, are married. This issue not only occurs in India but also in other parts of the world like Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. It is a violation of human rights and poses a lot of problems to girls. Many countries take the initiative to curb this regressive practice. The Indian government has enacted the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act of 2006 to make sure that child marcontinue reading →
An NGO, or Non Governmental Organisation is a group or an organisation that works towards the upliftment of marginalised and socially weaker sections of the society, without any profits for itself. The terms NGO and NPO (Not for Profit Organization) are often interchanged, since both operate on the same set of values and ethos, and the difference between the two is negligible.
History of NGOs: International NGOs have been around since as early as the 18th century. These organisations have beecontinue reading →
Plan India has a unique child-centred approach that puts children and young people at the heart of everything we do – whether it is long term development work or humanitarian response. Plan India works in 15 states across India and has directly impacted the lives of more than a million children and their families.
With a host of new projects and campaigns in place, we have made a mark as one of the best international NGOs in India. Some of their works include:continue reading →
The abysmal conditions many women in India is undergoing a transformation. However, change is slow and it needs a catalyst to accelerate the transformation in women’s lives. The improvement of women’s condition in their political, social, economic and health status is important not just for the women in the society, but for the entire society itself. Hence, encouraging equal participation from both women and men in this regard is imperative. Here are a few ways in which the entire society can pacontinue reading →