Decision Making in Non Profit Sector (NPO) Lecture 31. MPA 505 MPA Program Course Instructor: Riffat Abbas Rizvi. AGENDA. REVISION ONE OF FIRST FIFTEEN LECTURES. NPO (History).
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Course Instructor: Riffat Abbas Rizvi
The role of non profit organizations gained momentum.
-to deliver a substantial part of Social Action Program(SAP) and the programs under poverty reduction strategy through Non- government organizations.
Has provided strong basis and spiritual motivation to cater the needs of the poor, sick and underprivileged in society.
The many existing definitions of ‘nonprofit’ add to the confusion, as do the activities undertaken by these organizations. Known variously as the ‘non-governmental’, ‘voluntary’, ‘community based’, ‘charitable’, ‘welfare societies’, this set of institutions include within it a sometimes bewildering array of entities – schools, hospitals, dispensaries, human rights organizations, sports clubs, madarsa(schools primarily providing religious education), residents welfare associations, organizations involved in material assistance to the needy, community based organizations involved in lobbying for civic amenities, and many more.
The society is an organization, association or undertaking established by persons of their own free will.
These societies may be established for the promotion of science; literature; the fine arts; instructions; the diffusion of useful knowledge; political education; charitable services; the foundation and maintenance of libraries/reading rooms; painting galleries; collection of natural history; mechanical and philosophical inventions; religious and educational services.
Specifically, the purpose of the data collection exercise was to estimate;
• The size of the nonprofit sector in terms of paid and voluntary employment, operating and development expenditure, number of organizations and number of memberships;
• The sectorial composition according to the characteristic activities of organizations in the sector and according the International Classification of Non Profit Organizations (ICNPO)
• Nonprofit sector revenue by sources
The origins of charity and philanthropy are probably based on religious underpinnings - the gift to the gods for an act of largesse to benefit the community as a whole such as a good harvest or relief from a natural disaster or in thanksgiving for such munificence.
need or a lack of something.
For those NGOs that do choose to register, the benefits, although not necessarily enjoyed by every registered NGO, include:
There are four main registration laws:
camps on the outskirts of Charsadda city. The camps are hosting a total of 332 families, including some 1,460 children and 440 women. UNICEF is providing water and sanitation, health, hygiene and child-protection services for the displaced. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake (right) administers oral polio vaccine to a baby at the Prang Government Primary School shelter in Charsadda district, located in the Pakistani province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
The monsoon floods in August hit a country already grappling with high levels of malnutrition, high food prices and a humanitarian crisis along its border with Afghanistan.
2. Nearly one in two Pakistanis at riskPakistan suffered from widespread hunger even before the monsoon floods, with an estimated 82.6 million people – a little less than half the population – estimated to be food insecure.
3. Widespread povertyAn estimated 36 percent of Pakistanis live below the poverty line and almost half are illiterate.
50 percent of all Pakistanis have little or no access to clean toilets and drinking water, a condition that renders them vulnerable to infectious diseases.
The biggest killers of children under five in Pakistan are diarrhea and acute respiratory infections. Undernourishment is an underlying cause in 38 percent of those cases.
Conflictalong Pakistan’s northwestern border with Afghanistan has forced millions of people to flee their homes. Since 2008, WFP has provided over 2.6 million of them with food assistance.
Volatile food prices over the past seven years have pushed the number of people who depend on food assistance in Pakistan from 38 percent of the population in 2003 to 49 percent in 2009.
Wheatis Pakistan’s main staple crop and most important source of calories. As a result of the flooding, which submerged around 16 percent of all arable land in Pakistan, the upcoming wheat harvest is expected to be around 15 percent smaller than usual.