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OUTLINE DEFINITION SHORT HISTORY OF NGO KINDS AND CATEGORIES OF NGOS DEPARTMENTS FUNCTIONS OF NGOS STAGES OF NGO FUNDING/ FUND RAISING STAFF REQUIREMENTS REGISTRATION PROCESS AND PROCEDURES
NGO Defined ANY NON-GOVERNMENTAL, NON- POLITICAL AND NOT- FOR- PROFIT VOLUNTARY CITIZENS’ORGANISATIONS, ORGANISED ON A LOCAL, NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL LEVEL.
NGO Define CONTINUED THE TERM NGO CAN NEVERTHELESS BE USED AS SHORTHAND TO REFER TO A RANGE OF ORGANISATIONS THAT SHARES THESE; NGOS ARE NOT CREATED TO GENERATE PERSONAL PROFIT, THOUGH THEY MAY HAVE PAID STAFF AND MAY BE INVOLVED IN INCOME-GENERATING ACTIVITIES BUT DO NOT DISTRIBUTE PROFITS OR SURPLUSES TO MEMBERS OR MANAGEMENT.
NGO Define Contd. NGOS ARE VOLUNTARY. THE FORMATION IS ON A VOLUNTARY BASES WITH ELEMENT OF VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION IN THE ORGANISATION. NGOS ARE PARTICULARLY INDEPENDENT OF GOVERNMENT AND OTHER PUBLIC AUTHORITIES, POLITICAL PARTIES, OR COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS.
NGO Define Contd. NGOS DIFFER FROM INFORMAL OR AD HOC GROUPS BY HAVING SOME DEGREE OF FORMAL OR INSTITUTIONAL EXISTENCE.USUALLY, NGOS HAVE FORMAL STATUES OR OTHER GOVERNING DOCUMENT, SETTING OUT THEIR MISSION, OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE. THEY ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO THEIR MEMBERS AND DONORS
HISTORY OF NGOINTERNATIONAL NGOS HAVE A HISTORY DATING BACK TO 1839. ROTARY, LATER ROTARY INTERNATIONAL, WAS FORMED IN 1904. IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED THAT BY 1914 THERE WERE 1083 NGOS.THEY WERE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND REACHED A PEAK AT THE TIME OF THE WORLD DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE.HOWEVER THE PHRASE “NGO” ONLY BECAME POPULAR WITH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION IN 1945.
KINDS OF NGONON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS EXITS AT ALL LEVELS OF SOCIETY LOCAL CHURCHES CULTURAL ASSOCIATIONS FARMERS’ CLUBS SAVINGS GROUPS WOMEN’S GROUPS
KINDS OF NGOs CONTD. NATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONS CHURCHES COALITION OF NGOS HOUSING ASSOCIATION PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS RURAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS
KINDS OF NGOs CONTD. INTERNATIONALCHURCHESDEVELOPMENT AND AID ORGANISATIONS (CAFOD, OXFAM, RED CROSS, SAVE THE CHILDREN, AND WORLD VISION)FEDERATIONS OF ASSOCIATIONS (INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF HEALTH RECORDS ASSOCIATION)RELIGIOUS ASSOCIATIONSTRANSNATIONAL
DEPARTMENTS• ADMINISTRATIVE• ACCOUNTS• HUMAN RESOURCES• PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS• COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT• INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY• RECORDS• SOCIAL WELFARE• COUNSELING UNIT• DONOR RELATIONS• DEVELOPMENT
FUNCTIONS OF NGOs HERE ARE SOME FUNCTIONS OF NGOS AID AND RELIEF PROVISION OF RELIEF MATERIALS (Provision of Relive to disaster victims) CARE AND SUPPORT (Orphans and Vulnerable Children, People Living Positive with HIV, People with Developmental Disabilities & people with special needs) COUNSELING AND REHABILITATION FORSTER AND TEMPORARY HOMES DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES AMONG MINORITIES BY DELIVERING SERVICES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL HELPING COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS (Mentoring, Coaching and Monitoring) PROMOTING EDUCATION (Empowerment) WORK FOR INTANGIBLE BENEFITS (Skill Acquisition programmes)
FUNCTIONS OF NGOs CNTD. ADDRESSING ISSUES AT COMMUNITY LEVEL; ADULT EDUCATION (Education/Training) INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES (Empowerment) ORGANISATION OF SAVINGS THRIFT AND CREDIT SOCIETY (Empowerment ) PRIMARY HEALTH CARE (Health education and development) SMALL SCALE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION (Empowerment and Self reliance) NEGOTIATION AND RECONCILIATION CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
FUNDING/FUND RAISING. CONTRIBUTION PROCEEDS FROM CONSULTANCY AND SERVICES RENDERED DONATIONS (PHILANTHROPISTS, COMMUNITY ETC) DONOR FUNDS (PROPOSAL WRITING) COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE TRADE CREDIT LEASING PARTNER INCORPORATION
STAFF REQUIREMENTS PROFESSIONALS NON-PROFESSIONALSHire qualified and skilful result There is need to hire staffs such as oriented employee in your Gardeners, Security, Office TEAM. i.e. Nurses, Doctors, Assistant etc. Social Workers, Health Information Officers etc. VOLUNTEERS CONSULTANTS This are temporary staff that are notThis are professionals that are paid but are given incentives. hired to work for a given period of time, they handle project that may be a little technical.
REGISTRATION NGOS CAN REGISTER WITH THE FOLLOWING BODIES COALITION: (Registered under a registered or recognized umbrella body of related area of focus, and can function “only” as a coalition Member) LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEVEL (Registration with the local government. Activities are Limited to the Community Level/ Local Government) STATE LEVEL (Registration with Approriate state Ministries. Activities are Limited to the Community and State Level) FEDERAL LEVEL (CAC) (Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission. Can function any where in the country)