NGO in Mumbai
NGOs can be explained as the non-profit, non-governmental organizations aiming at the social progress. Different national and international NGOs in Mumbai work restless to solve the issues regarding human rights, environment, health and education in the city. They provide analysis and expertise, then serve as early warning mechanisms and help to implement international agreements. Aasra, Vayaska Sahavaas, Mumbai Smiles, Alexis Centre for Women's Development (ACWD), Childline and Vanashakti are some of the famous NGOs working in the Mumbai city. Few of the major NGOs in Mumbai and their area of activities are mentioned below:
AasraIt is a nonprofit crisis intervention center working as a shelter for the lonely, distressed individuals in the Mumbai city. This non-religious, non-political and non-sectarian organization is working as a unit of ‘Befrienders worldwide’ an international NGO. The Aasra is registered as a Public Charity under the Bombay Charity Act, 1960 (Registration No. E 2047) and works to reduce the increasing suicide rates in the Mumbai city. The organization has started working from September 13th 1998 as a helpline to care emotional and mental health of the people in the city.
Address: 104, Sunrise Arcade, Plot No. 100, Sector 16,
Koparkhairane, Navi Mumbai - 400709
24 Hour Helpline: 022-27546669
Office: (10am to 7pm) 022-27546667
Contact Person: Johnson Thomas, 9820466726
The Aadhaar TrustThe Aadhaar Trust is a nongovernmental organization working on the intention of providing a convenient environment for the elders to live together, sharing life’s joys and sorrows. Vayaska Sahavaas (Living Together of the doyens) a movement by the trust, enables the doyens to live together in a huge family where the emotional bond with the younger is sustained.
Address: 1/1 Sardar Aatmasing Chwal Kajuwadi. Chakala,
Shankar Mandir, Sahar Road, Andheri East, Mumbai - 400069
Mumbai SmilesIt is an organization founded by the Spanish journalist and writer Jaume Sanllorente in the year of 2005. Over the last few years the organization has expanded its areas of activities and presently it is engaged in solving different social issues in the Mumbai city. Beneficiaries Committee formed by the organization can be said as one of the important feature of this nongovernmental charity foundation.
Address: Mumbai Smiles, Silver Arcade (Opposite Marol fire brigade)
Marol Maroshi Road, Andheri (East)
Mumbai 400059, Maharashtra
Telephone: +91 22 29208644
Alexis Centre for Women's Development (ACWD)It is a Centre for Excellence of Alexis Foundation at Mumbai, India. Ms. Arzin A. Ansari is the founder chair person of this non profit, organization founded in the year of 2012. The members of Alexis Centre for Women's Development are working towards bringing significant changes and progress in the development and promotion of women’s rights. The foundation conducts research and provides consultancy in areas such as public policy, strategy, law, management, economics and information technology. They aim at the better education and conservation of rights of women.
For General Enquiries and Membership: firstname.lastname@example.org
All India Human Rights & Citizen Option (AIHRCO)Well known Human Rights Activist Rajesh R. Singh was established this nongovernmental organization in the year 1996. AIHRCO provides a common platform to the political parties & social communities for the defense of Human Rights, Citizen Rights and Civil Liberties. They mainly focus on the law awareness, agriculture & rural development and relief & rehabilitation.
Address: Shop No.4, Daffodil co-op Hsg Sty Ltd.,
Sector- 50, Seawoods, (West), Navi Mumbai. 400706
Contact: Mr. Bipin B. Makwana
E-Mail – email@example.com
Mob. – 9833990575
ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF)It is a non profit, non religious, non sectarian, public charitable trust, founded and registered in the year 2004 under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950. They believe that providing children the right nutrition can support their education. IFRF’s annamrita program helps 1200000 children in the country by serving them daily meal.
Address: 19, Jaywant Industrial Estate, 63, Tardeo Road, Tardeo, Mumbai 400034
Landmark: Opposite Cross Road Mall
Phone: (022) 23531530
Apex Kidney CareIt is a nongovernmental organization working on the intention to provide comprehensive kidney care at affordable rates to patients suffering from kidney disease. They own a no. of world class dialysis centers across India. The organization started working in the year of 2008, currently run twenty outpatient and inpatient dialysis centers across four states in India including Maharashtra.
Address: Abhishek Commercial Complex, 3rd Floor,
S.V. Road, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400064
Phone: 022 2880 9114
ChildlineIt is India’s first toll free tele helpline launched in the year of 1996 in Mumbai for street children in distress. Currently it is a hope for the millions of children living in stress. 1098 a toll free number which is provided by the organization to access their service in 24 hours time basis. They are not only focusing on the emergency responds to the needs of children, CHILDLINE is even concerned about providing them long term care and rehabilitation. Now their centers are active in 291 districts in 30 states of India.
Head Office: CHILDLINE India Foundation
406, Sumer Kendra, 4th floor,
P. B. Marg, Worli, Mumbai 400 018.
Tele-fax: 022-2490 3509
Phone numbers: 022-2495 2610, 2495 2611, 2482 1098 / 2490 1098/ 2491 1098, 2490 3507
VanashaktiIt is a famous NGO founded with the aim of making a contribution to environmental conservation and to install a sense of responsibility among the public. This non profit, nongovernmental organization has played a significant role in making the people in Mumbai aware of the need of environmental conservation.
Address: Nandakumar Pawar House, opp. Shri Jagannath Darshan Building
M D Kini Marg, Bhandup Village (E)
Mumbai – 400042
Tel: +91 22-65291089, +91 22-65255657
Fax: +91 22 66602333