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NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION

N.G.OS
Red Cross / Red Crescent
What: A international humanitarian movement with about
97 million volunteers to help protect human life and health
Where: All over the world to help people in need
How: By providing food, shelter, health, and mental health
services
Doctors Without Borders
What: Doctors who help people worldwide
Where: they are all over the world helping people
How: By providing health, and mental health services
Green Peace
What: An NGO environmental organization.
Where: Offices are located in 41 different countries
How: By using nonviolent, creative confrontation to
expose global environmental problems
YWCA/YMCA
What: A community based organizations set to improve
the quality of life for children, youth, adults, and families
Where: All over the world
How: By receiving government funds to keep help the
young and old
Citizens for Local Democracy (C4LD)
What: A group of people who tried to prevent Toronto from
becoming composed of 2.4 million people
Where: In the new city of Toronto
How: By having a debate

CAVEAT (Canadians Against Violence)


What: A charitable organization serving as a voice for all
Canadians
Where: Murrindindi in the northeast region of Victoria in
Australia
How: by forbidding people to take specific actions by
using law
Goodwill Industries
What: Is an organization that provides job training,
employment placement services, and other community
based programs for people who have disabilities and give
clothes to the needy
Where: the headquarters is located at 15810 Indianola
Dr Rockville, Maryland, United States 20855
How: By using the used goods they get and selling them
in their retail stores of give them to a homeless shelter
Street Kids International
What: The organization focuses on providing street youth
with the opportunity to lead safer and better lives
Where: was first founded in Canada
How: By providing street health knowledge, street work
and street rights knowledge
National Association for the Advancement of
Colored
What: is an African-American civil rights organization in
the United States, formed in 1909 by Moorfield Storey,
Mary White Ovington and W. E. B. Du Bois
Where: Springfield Illinois

People (NAACP)
It is well noted that Blacks are no longer referred to as
"colored people," however, when the NAACP was founded
in 1909, that was one of the few dignified titles that Blacks
had. Now they are questioning to change the title of
Colored People
Oxfam
What: Oxfam is an international confederation of 17
organizations working in approximately 94 countries
worldwide to find solutions to poverty
Where: The original Oxfam is located Washington DC
How: Oxfam Canada works with people to secure their
basic human rights
International PEN
What: Is a worldwide association of writers
Where: It began in London UK in 1921
How: Campaign for freedom of expression and
uphold literature as a force of world culture
Amnesty International (Video)
What: Its an organization focused on human rights with
over 7 million people
Where: Its origin is located in London, UK
How: By helping to fight abuse of human rights worldwide,
bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws, and free
people jailed just for voicing their opinion.