VISION

Water Poverty to Water Surplus
for rural India by 2030

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Projects

Two years ago, OVBI made a bold commitment “To eliminate water poverty in 500 villages of India by 2020.” We are very excited to share that the first phase of execution is in full swing in the following geographies and we are on track to complete interventions in 105 villages in 2019 and hope to get to 500 villages by Dec 2020.

Latur Maharashtra

  • Villages committed to – 88
  • Villages Completed – 12
  • Investments made so far – $200,000
  • Number of people impacted – 25000
  • Total Project Area in sq.km – 721

Jalna, Maharashtra

  • Villages committed to – 10
  • Villages Completed – 10
  • Investments made so far – $36,765
  • Volume of desilting (cubic meters) – 14400
  • # Trees planted – 9400
  • Number of people impacted – 14350
  • Total Project Area in sq.km – 49

Pali, Rajasthan

  • Villages committed to – 5
  • Villages Completed – 5
  • Investments made so far – $25,000
  • Number of check dams – 4
  • Number of people impacted – 17748
  • Total Project Area in sq.km – 45
  • Water capacity created (liters) – 117500000

Gadag, Karnataka

  • Villages committed to – 337
  • Villages Completed – 84
  • Investments made so far – $82,235
  • Number of micro recharge structures – 3818
  • Number of people impacted – 169009
  • Total Project Area in sq.km – 4656
  • Water capacity created (liters) – 12142172810
  • Water capacity created (gallons) – 3207622711

Vellore, Tamil Nadu

  • Villages committed to – 225
  • Villages Completed – 49
  • Investments made so far – $13,500
  • Number of micro recharge structures – 479
  • Number of people impacted – 34,697.21
  • Total Project Area in sq.km – 2341
  • Water capacity created (liters) – 1366637838