There are several websites for researching Nongovernmental Organizations. The UN-sponsored site is http://www.ngo.org/index3.htm (click on “Link Together”). The NGO Café Website has a lot of useful information (http://www.gdrc.org/ngo/ncafe-bj.html ), including a collection of online directories (under the “Bungee Jumps” link).
Select one of those NGOs, and locate its website. Find out:
Who established the corporation (it might have been a group of people, or a single donor) and who is involved in it now.
When the corporation was established
Where the corporation is located, and whether it has moved over its lifetime
Why was the corporation established, and how has that changed over time
How is the corporation governed and staffed
What does the corporation do? What programs does it operate? What is its operating budget? Capital budget? What properties does it own?
Write up your findings (minimum 250 words, no maximum) and
post them to the class using the
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