Top 10 NGO'S in Singapore

NGOs in Singapore have been instrumental in contributing to the holistic development of the island nation. The country that used to wallow in the morass of poverty just about 4 decades is now one of the wealthiest economies in the world, thanks to the pioneering work done by NGOs on the social, economic, and cultural fronts.

Singapore is consistently ranked in the list of top 10 countries having a very high PCI (per capita income) and GDP (per head). It also enjoys a very high literacy rate (96.3%) and home ownership rate (88.8%). Infant mortality rate is at an all-time low as well. NGOs in Singapore since long have been working hand in hand with the government at all levels for bringing about all round development in Singapore. Following is a list of some of the most well-known NGOs in Singapore.

1.Singapore International Foundation (9, Bishan Place, Singapore 579837)
The SIF (Singapore International Foundation) is a not-for-profit NGO with a nationwide reach. The organization works in close co-operation with international and local communes in promoting developmental projects in five key areas including livelihood and business, healthcare, education, arts and culture, and environment.

2.ACRES (Animal Concern Research and Education Centre) {30, Mandai Estate, Singapore 729918}
ACRES is a Singapore based NGO that is exclusively devoted to preventing and stamping out animal abuse. The agency is a strong advocate of protecting the rights of animals. It is committed to preventing illegal trafficking of wildlife and has a 24-hour hotline for checking wildlife crime.

3.Nature Society Singapore, (510 Greylang Road #02-05, The Sunflower Singapore-389466)
The NSS is a non-governmental organization that keeps on working selflessly for the conservation of the natural heritage and environment in Singapore and the neighbouring regions including Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. It organizes nature walks, bird-watching and butterfly watching tours, and also promotes overseas eco-tourism.

4.NuLife Care & Counselling Services Ltd (226 K Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore-561226)
It is one of the most established VWO (voluntary welfare organization) that basically works for the welfare of the youth in Singapore. It provides tuitions to young men and women from primary upto O level. It also offers counselling services to those suffering from depression as well as involved in corrective and developmental work for young men and women in need of rehabilitation.

5.AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research, Block 5 Dover Crescent #01-22, Singapore 130005)
AWARE is Singapore's frontline support group that has unequivocally engaged in promoting gender equality. Since its inception in 1985, it has been working selflessly towards tackling sexual harassment of women in homes and workplaces; poverty of aged women and ensuring Singapore's conformance to anti-gender discrimination norms laid down by UN.

6.Open Lectures
Open Lectures is an educational website that was commercially launched in 2011 with the sole objective of providing free online education to students at all academic levels in Singapore. Lectures and discourses delivered by graduates of prominent junior colleges are archived and updated on its site.

7.Lien Aid (50, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore)
Lien Aid is a self-established NGO that is actually a collaborative venture of Nanyang Technological University and Lien Foundation. It was founded with the pious objective of providing clean water and sanitation facilities to the poor and needy not only in Singapore but to other economically deprived communities in Asia.

8.Trans Family Service, 411, Bedok North Avenue 2, Singapore-460411
It is an autonomous NGO that is devoted to providing social services to the youth, children, the aged and families and also helping them to deal with unexpected crises.

9.Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (96, Waterloo Street, Singapore-238863)
This social organization was established to help expatriates and foreign communities in every possible way. It helps foreigners and immigrants integrate with the social mainstream, extend advocacy services and make the local populace aware about the problems they face.

10.Singapore Council of Women's Organizations (96, Waterloo Street, Singapore 187967)
SCWO is actually a coordinating and organizing corpus or entity for several women's organizations based in Singapore. The body's overriding objective is to ameliorate the status of the opposite sex in every walk of life.

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