“Bingo”, “Dongo” and “Mango”: Exotic places or NGO related acronyms?

At first glance, with words such as Bingo, Dongo or Gongo, images of sandy beaches and exotic coctails in some far away virgin island spring to mind. Well, this is not far from true since “mango” refers to the exotic fruit we all know and Dongo is a province in Central Africa.

But, what if these words are acronyms and what’s more, related to Non- Governmental Organisations?

Take a look at the list of NGO acronyms below and discover their meaning!

NGO Acronyms
BINGO – Big International NGO
DONGO – Donor Organised NGO
ENGO – Environmental NGO
GONGO – Government Operated NGO
INGO – International NGO
MANGO – Market Advocacy NGO
QUANGO – Quasi-Autonomous NGO

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