We all have a part to play in ensuring our children have bright and prosperous futures. Understanding the power of this knowledge, many NGOs in Mauritius are dedicating their efforts towards bettering the lives of children from all walks of life and advocating for greater opportunities.
In this article, we’ve compiled a list of 5 outstanding organisations that continue to give back to society by fighting child poverty, providing educational programs and more. From literacy training initiatives to helping kids realise their potential – these top 5 NGOs in Mauritius are undoubtedly making an incredible difference in empowering youth around the island nation!
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In this blog post, we will explore each sin in-depth and discuss ways for NGOs in Mauritius (and beyond) to ensure compliance and ethical behaviour when carrying out their mission. So, keep reading if you want your organisation’s impact projects to run smoothly, no matter what!
For an NGO to truly make a difference, it must function according to best practices and constantly remain vigilant against common mistakes. Every nation has its own unique set of circumstances that can lead NGOs astray. Still, in Mauritius, there are six sins which should be especially avoided if organisations wish to see positive change: inadequate consultation with local populations, reliance on external stakeholders without proper accounting systems, lack of detailed project plans and budgets, failure to adhere fully to donor requirements or regulations; poor communication strategies with authorities or between members of the organisation itself; and overlooking financial management guidelines.
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Non-profit organisations often face difficulties in their day-to-day operations. Be it a lack of staff or a tight budget due to lack of funding, non-profits have to navigate through several issues to keep the organisation running. However, thanks to modern technology, there are numerous apps available that aid and ease the operations of NGOs.
Though some are free while others are paid, they work just as effectively as human staff and sometimes even help in reducing operational costs. Some apps even offer special prices to NGOs. The following apps are among the highest rating apps for NGOs.
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Finance is one of the most popular and sought-after career paths. With the attractive salaries and faster career growth opportunities it offers, the finance field does not lack aspiring professionals. Similarly, there is no lack of finance job openings in the private or public sector.
However, the newer generations have shown an inclination towards job fulfilment rather than financial benefits when choosing their careers. They seek more than just high salaries. Their job is an extension of their passion rather than just a way to earn money. Generations Y and Z notably hold a strong social conscience, having grown with the internet, a tool that allowed them access to understand and societal issues on a global scale. Unlike the older generations’ traditional belief to give back to society after reaching a certain level of wealth and a strong position of financial security, the younger generations believe in contributing towards society’s wellbeing through their work. We often see young graduates venturing into the non-profit sector rather than the private or public sector. Their drive to do good while earning a living pushes them towards a career in the non-profit sector.
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YUVA attracted a lot of students at the African Leadership University (ALU) NGO Fair to work, intern and partner with us.
As part of its social impact lab, the African Leadership University (ALU) invited a select number of NGOs in Mauritius to its NGO-fair to come to meet and chat with its students about their work in Mauritius. Continue reading “YUVA at African Leadership University NGO Fair 2018”