Non-governmental organizations are different groups or companies in various fields with varying scope of work. There are those formed with no intention of making profits. Alternatively, NGOs are also known as civil society groups, self-help organizations, private voluntary organizations, grassroots organizations, independent sector, volunteer sector, non-state actors (NSA’s) or even transnational social movement organizations.
Non-governmental organizations, also known as non-profit organizations (NPO’s), are grouped based on co-operation, orientation and structure. NGOs work for various reasons and causes such as environmental, social, human rights, economical, etc.