It’s Thursday and it’s time for our weekly NGO news roundup!
Helplocal is here with the latest NGO news gathered from different sources to help you stay informed about the current happenings in the nonprofit sector.
Let’s quickly go through the stories of the post-week about education, social welfare, and social awareness that are in the limelight.
100 tonnes of beef seized after Mumbai-NGO complains
Nearly 100 tonnes of illegal beef and buffalo meat were seized from two places after a Mumbai-based NGO complained to the Karnataka state’s legal authorities about illegal cattle slaughtering. NGO Karuna Parivar Trust got specific information about it on 1 September and decided to inform the legal authorities about the same.
Mumbai-NGO accuses TOI photojournalist
A Times of India photojournalist in Mumbai has been accused of violating journalist principles by an NGO, who brought the matter to the attention of the daily’s editors on Wednesday. The Muse Foundation, a Thane-based NGO working primarily on environmental and civil issues, wrote a letter to the Times of India demanding an internal inquiry against journalist Anil Shinde, claiming he has caused them great mental stress.
NGO and fundraises come forward to rescue COVID- orphans
Seven-year-old Rahul had been living with his father in one of Mumbai’s thickly habituated chawls. He lost his mother when he was a toddler, and recently he lost his father due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Akancha Child Rescue, a Mumbai-based child care NGO came forward to take this unprivileged child under their NGO wings.
IGMC Hospital, Shimla says NGO is operating illegally.
Indira Gandhi Medical College blames that the NGO was running illegally and was stealing electricity and water from the hospital, the IGMC administration demanded a magisterial inquiry into the working and funding of the NGO. “People have the right to know where the funding is coming from for the NGO,” said IGMC MS Dr. Janak Raj.
That’s it! These are the freshest stories on non-profits from the ongoing week.
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