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  2. 2. <ul><li>NGO —A Non-Governmental Organization : is a legally constituted organization created by private organizations or people with no participation or representation of any government. </li></ul><ul><li>In the cases of NGOs which are funded totally or partially by governments, the NGO maintains its non-governmental status in so far as it excludes government representatives from membership in the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>The number of internationally operating NGOs is estimated at 40,000.National numbers are even higher: Russia has 277,000 NGOs. India is estimated to have between 1 million and 2 million NGOs . </li></ul>What is a NGO?
  3. 3. SEWA
  4. 4. Self Employed Women's Association
  5. 5. <ul><li>SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These women are who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organized sector. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the unprotected labour force of our country. Constituting 93% of the labour force, these are workers of the unorganized sector. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the female labour force in India, more than 94% are in the unorganized sector. However their work is not counted and hence remains invisible. In fact, women workers themselves remain uncounted, undercounted and invisible. </li></ul>INTRODUCTION
  6. 6. The Interview
  7. 7. <ul><li>I Interviewed Mrs. Shubhra. She was an employee in the NGO. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question and Answer Session
  9. 9. Q1.What is the purpose or goal of your NGO? <ul><ul><li>SEWA’s main goal is to organize women workers for full employment and self reliance . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Its means employment whereby workers obtain work security, income security, food security and social security( at least health care , child care and shelter). </li></ul>Q2.What do you mean by full employment?
  10. 10. Q3. What are the places the NGO covers ? <ul><ul><li>The places the NGO covers are 8 states of India. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gujarat is where it started . The other states are Delhi , Uttar Pradesh , Bihar , Rajasthan , Kerala Madhya Pradesh , West Bengal </li></ul><ul><li>Q4. How far has the NGO been successful in its aims ? </li></ul><ul><li>Through their faith in organization for their rights ,to protect their livelihoods to safe guard their rightful place in the economy , self employed women have made their mark . They are now visible , more articulate , and self confident . three decades ago people even did not recognize them as a group neither their significant contribution to our country . Today there is a growing reorganization of this , of their immense leadership potential and their abilities and yet have a long way to go . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Q 5 . Why do the NGO only choose to help the self employed workers and not the environment ? <ul><li>we are also working for the environment if we do not protect the environment how will some people get jobs . </li></ul><ul><li>Q 6 . Do they form a homogeneous world ? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes they form a homogeneous world as the women are employed they help their husbands . </li></ul>
  12. 12. PERSONAL QUESTIONS <ul><li>Q 1. Why did you choose to get linked with the NGO ? </li></ul><ul><li>It is related with women empowerment . </li></ul><ul><li>Q2 . Which places have you visited to train the people ? </li></ul><ul><li>Though my job is not related to this but I have gone to Mysore and Afghanistan. </li></ul><ul><li>Q3. Are you satisfied with the NGO ? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes very much . </li></ul>
  13. 13. What I learnt from the project…….. <ul><li>It is a very good method to serve humanity. </li></ul><ul><li>How do people help each other selflessly. </li></ul><ul><li>How an NGO works </li></ul><ul><li>How to interview a person </li></ul><ul><li>Due to this project my mother is also interested in joining the NGO as she also wants to help the women of our society . </li></ul>