South Asia bamboo Foundation (SABF) is a non-profit conservative action organization established to ensure livelihood support to the rural masses by using native bamboo species throughout South Asia. The foundation aims at providing networking, awareness, technical knowhow, training and capacity building, design development, technology intervention, marketing, advisory services, related to bamboo and its products including bamboo housing and structures in the South Asian countries. It’s registered under Indian trust Act. SABF is an associate of World Bamboo Organization (WBO), based at Boston, USA, a non-profit trade association formed to facilitate the exchange of information from around the world on the environmental, socioeconomic, biological, and cultural aspects of bamboo. By bringing together local and regional bamboo people and creating mechanisms for global communication, WBO’s goal is to facilitate the development of new partnerships and to advance the causes of bamboo .
The International Award for Young People www.iayp.in (of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award www.intaward.org) is the world’s leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and life skills to create committed global citizens and equipping young people for life. Since it was founded in 1956, over eight million people have participated in the Award in over 140 countries and territories. The IAYP has been in India for over 50 years and over 100,000 young persons have benefited from participating in the Award Programme successfully. The award works with everybody who participates because they are working towards achieving something, and not necessarily because they are better than others. Why does this work? Because every individual sets his or her own goals and then works toward achieving them. The participants impute the Award with giving them energy, self-discipline, commitment and a capacity for teamwork.
NGO & Social Enterprises: Overview
NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) & Social Enterprises are nonprofit entities, and many of them are active in humanitarian activities.
A growing base of NGO & Social Enterprises are part of the GlobalLinker platform. This includes the following categories — Charitable Trusts & Funds, NGOs & NPOs, Skill Development Organisations, Social Services.
GlobalLinker offers NGO & Social Enterprises rich opportunities to showcase their business; network with other business owners; find customers, partners and suppliers; digitise their services; expand their export capability; benefit from a host of knowledge resources and events; and avail of special offers for their business growth.