Organization: Vibha                             (Show #20, Oct. 2009)
Guest: Vikram Chandran
President, San Francisco/Bay Area chapter
Vibha focuses on promoting primary education in India. It
provides a platform for individuals, who want to improve the
lives of millions of underprivileged children in India.
Collectively, the dreams and actions of this group have
resulted in a positive difference in the lives of 150,000
children through 190 projects in India and the US.
Founded in 1991, today Vibha has a network of 825
volunteers spread across 15 Action Centers (Atlanta, Austin,
Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Jacksonville, Los
Angeles, Milwaukee, Twin Cities - Minnesota, New York,
Philadelphia, Sacramento, Washington DC and several other
cities) across the US and India. They raise upwards of
$600,000 on an annual basis that gets disbursed to projects in
India and the US.
The Bay Area chapter has over 50 active volunteers and a
total volunteer size of over 150.
(Vibha is a 501 (c) (3) organization, registered as Help Them
Grow, Inc., in the State of New Jersey. Vibha's Tax id is
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