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OVBI's mission is to accelerate social impact projects in India and in doing so solve some of India's most pressing challenges of water poverty, gender-based inequality, education and human rights. Overseas Volunteer for a Better India, a US-based non-profit has helped de-silt water bodies, build micro-dams, recharge wells in 105 villages in last 3 years. Our vision is to transform 5000 villages by 2023 & entire India from a state of water poverty to water plenty by 2030. eliminatingwaterpoverty.org

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We are Indians abroad who care for a better India. We are doctors, students, engineers, volunteers, business owners and everyday citizens coming together for the betterment of India. We believe that indifference of the masses is responsible for India’s current problems and we are committed to changing it.

Overseas Volunteer for a Better India (OVBI) launched in May 2013, is driven by a group of inspired NRIs ready to support initiatives in India and tackle issues the Indian community faces in the U.S. Our movement’s roots are grounded in the Volunteer for a Better India (VBI) movement. On February 3rd, 2013 more than 100,000 concerned citizens united at Ram Lila Maidan in New Delhi in response to rampant corruption, violence towards women, suicides and water shortages. On that day, in unison the group pledged to give 1 hour a day for the nation and to inspire millions of others to do so. And Volunteer for a Better India was born.

OVBI is the overseas arm of Volunteer for Better India. We believe that every individual can make a meaningful impact and play a role in the betterment of the global Indian community. Together we can transform the world in a way that would make great leaders like Mahatma Ghandhi proud. We invite you to get involved