On the surface, NGOs
appear as benign, helpful and, at the very worst, harmless creatures which do work that promotes the betterment of humanity.
sentiments in Pakistan peaked in 2011 when Osama bin Laden was killed by the US special forces in Abbottabad and it was found by Pakistani intelligence services that the 'Save the Children,' a UK-based international NGO
, helped the CIA in its operation to track down and capture Osama through a mock anti-polio drive.
They also complained that more than 30 NGOs
were working in the district, but they hired outsiders, ignoring the local youth.
Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal chaired the meeting in which notice was taken after reports of alleged embezzlement in funds provided to NGOs
and INGOs, said a press release issued by NAB here.
On the occasion, Chairman NAB asked the audit authorities whether the audit of all NGOs
have been conducted according to the law or not?
The Economy Ministry is tasked with monitoring the tax obligations of NGOs
, with the National Bank asked to track their financial operations.
Meanwhile, Pakistani NGOs
should look at best practices and examples from around the world where civil society organisations have won the trust of communities.
Said Danielle Berfond, Bridgespan case team leader and the report's co-author, "We have seen some NGOs
and funders taking the initiative to close the leadership development gap, and we believe these practices can be replicated across the sector to bolster leadership teams.
seem to determine the price at least in part from the donations they receive.
For instance, articles related to starting an NGO
stipulate that individuals should submit an official document on the NGO
's work, including its location.
was selected using purposive sampling technique which is based on defining the criteria or standards by which a unit is chosen as a case (Burns, 2000).
The Microfinance NGOs
Act aims to address poverty by supporting and working in partnership with qualified NGOs
in promoting financially inclusive and pro-poor financial and credit services.
It is clear the funding context, mode of engagement with government and the capacity requirements in the NGO
sector have changed dramatically since 1994.
Significantly, the CBI suggested that only an NGO
which has filed statements for three preceding years should be given a grant by the government.
ONG into the system, including the validation of NGO