An NGO, or nongovernmental organization, is an organization that addresses a social objective, but is not set up or run by the government. For example, an NGO is setting up hospitals for malnourished children in this city.
- Meet Me at The Clubhouse: Burgers and Double Bottom Lines in Sierra LeoneIn 2011, Laurence West moved from England to the small African nation of Sierra Leone to use what he had learned in the corporate world to help raise money for an NGO called Street Child of Sierra Leone. His task: Run a small network of businesses, manage inventory, train local employees and work toward a successful double bottom line.
- The Story of a 'Simple and Elegant' Health Care Startup