The grandeur and beauty of Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, Ahmadabad, or Ahemdavad, is Gujarat’s capital. The old city, on the east bank of the Sabarmati River, was once encircled by a 6-mile-long (10-kilometer) wall, of which only 15 gates remain. On the west bank of the river, the new city has many large universities as well as several middle-class neighbourhoods.
Being a city from the homestate of Mahatma Gandhi, it resonates a lot of persona of the father of the Nation. One such thing is standing up for the oppressed and the needy. The city is the base to many NGOs that have been amplifying the voice of people who could otherwise have been made mute. The NGOs have contributed a lot to the city as well as the nation in term of being the voice of the voiceless. Here is the list of some of the top Non-Governmental Organisations in Ahmedabad
Vikalp is an Ahmedabad-based NGO that focuses on providing education and healthcare services to underprivileged communities in the city. This NGO works towards various causes including Dalit upliftment, legal awareness and aid, labour and employment, microfinance, Panchayati raj and much more.
Sense International India is a Vastrapur- based NGO and national-level organisation whose primary aim is to help individuals with deafblindness and multiple disabilities and their families with essential information, guidance, support, and training. They are dedicated to increasing awareness and advocating for rights, opportunities, and services throughout the country, with the ultimate goal of helping those in need.
The Vikram A. Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) is an innovative institution founded in the 1960s by the renowned space scientist Dr Vikram A. Sarabhai. With a focus on science and mathematics education, the Centre has pioneered using formal and non-formal teaching methods to create effective ways of understanding these subjects.VASCSC has developed a diverse range of Teaching Learning Materials (TLM) explicitly designed for teachers and students to foster a more profound curiosity and interest in science and mathematics.
Sanchetna is an Ahemadabad based NGO which began its journey with a small clinic located in one of the slum pockets of Ahmedabad. The clinic provided affordable medicines to the underprivileged population without causing them financial burden.
CHETNA is an Ahmedabad -based NGO, a children & family welfare organisation governed by a council with a team of top-notch experts in health, nutrition, education, communication, and gender. CHETNA acknowledges the developmental needs of children, adolescents, young people, and women, particularly in areas related to health and nutrition, and works to address them