What's an NGO?
They come in all shapes and sizes
NGO stands for Non-Government Organization. This means that it is a group that is not part of the government, but that does some of the things that governments do.
Like - help with health care, education, human rights and the providing clean drinking water.
NGOs can be huge - like the Red Cross, or small like - One Child's Village. Either way they play a role in making the world a better place to live.
Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace Educating Canadians on Climate Change
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is committed to climate change. Now they are getting Canadians talking and taking action...Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and
Feb 10, 2016
A Calgary hockey team shows real strength by honouring a teammate's friend and raising money for kids with cancer to go to camp.Kids Cancer Care
Jan 01, 2016
The Power of Meeting Together
Support for a community in need comes in many ways. Hands at Work caregivers believe that to transform a community, the caregivers need to support on...Hands at Work in Africa
Dec 31, 2015
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights
The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights is a non-profit organization dedicated to human rights education in Edmonton and beyond through innovative, engaging programming and events. It work...
Ainembabazi Children’s Project
Ainembabazi Children's Project seeks to advance opportunities and support the well-being of orphans and vulnerable children affected by the AIDS pandemic and poverty in East Africa. The organizatio...
Mennonite Central Committee Alberta
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is an organization that works around the world, partnering with communities to end conflict, poverty, hunger, racism, and support people as they build long lasting so...
Ghost River Rediscovery
Educating, inspiring and empowering young people through Indigenous ways of knowing, with respect and honour for the natural world, for themselves and for all people.
Light Up The World
Many people around the world do not have electricity in their homes or communities. Light Up The World helps people set up solar panels and batteries to collect energy for lights, cooking, cell phones...
- Ainembabazi Children’s Project
- Alberta Wilderness Association
- Calgary Food Bank
- Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society
- Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and
- Canadian Humanitarian
- CAUSE Canada
- Change for Children
- Doctors Without Borders
- Education Beyond Borders
- Ghost River Rediscovery
- Hands at Work in Africa
- John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights
- Kids Cancer Care
- Kids Go Global
- Light Up The World
- Mennonite Central Committee Alberta
- One Child’s Village
- Save A Child’s Heart
- Trout Unlimited Canada