80% of desi NGOs work with govt: Study

India's social sectorprogrammes are usually believed to be poorly planned and shoddily implemented. But a new study that analysed Indian non-profits says that India — faced with a plethora of challenges — is actually offering lessons across the world, and particularly to the US.

The other surprising finding is that instead of disrupting the government, about 80% of these organisations that were studied seek to collaborate with it to reach out to the socially and economically challenged population.

The study done by philanthropy advisory Bridgespan Group, published in Stanford Social Innovation Review, says there may not be a better lab than India for studying..............Read more


Source: The Times of India

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