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OVBI Raises $250K at Fundraiser

OVBI Raises $250K at Fundraiser

May 19, 2018, Milpitas, CA: Overseas Volunteers for a Better India (OVBI), a 501 3(c) organization held its first annual fundraiser gala for India Water Project at the India Community Center (ICC) on May 19th. The over 400 people who attended the event were inspired...
One Million Smiles Served

One Million Smiles Served

A man says to a young boy, “What do you see in the mirror?” The boy’s eyes fill with tears and he says he does not look at himself. Ever. Another child listens unprotestingly as her mother states, “She doesn’t go to school anymore because it scares the other...
Picking Waste

Picking Waste

Bengaluru is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but the increase in information technology (IT) jobs has come with an increase in waste and garbage. All over India, waste picking has been the unacknowledged labor of Dalits and lower caste people. Due to the...
Needlessly Blind

Needlessly Blind

As she groped her way around the floor of a house in Kanpur, India, swishing the wet mop from side to side, missing a spot here and accidently spreading a spill there, Channo had little idea that her impending blindness could be halted in its tracks, stopped from...
UTTARAKHAND’S ORPHANS AND WIDOWS NEED YOUR HELP

UTTARAKHAND’S ORPHANS AND WIDOWS NEED YOUR HELP

Almost 3 weeks after heavy rains and landslides devastated Uttarakhand, thousands of villagers remain in grave danger. The pilgrims were evacuated, but local people face food shortages, health problems, and lack of shelter in the monsoon. Over 4,000 villages were...
Akshaya Patra Bags Awards for Outstanding Reporting

Akshaya Patra Bags Awards for Outstanding Reporting

The Akshaya Patra Foundation bagged three top awards for their excellence in reporting standards for the year 2010-2011 showing  their commitment to organizational transparency. The League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) Vision Awards, the...