The non-governmental organization (NGO) sector was built out of necessity for collective public action toward social development. Over time, it has developed into an industry worth over $1 trillion that employs over 19 million people worldwide. If the NGO industry was a country, it would be the eighth largest economy in the world – but the real question is whether or not it would be able to sustain itself. The world has become dependent on NGOs – but what would a world without NGOs look like?
NGOs are not a replacement tool for public governments. It has always been, and it must continue to be the role of public government to look after its own peopleYara al-Wazir