OBAT Helpers Inc

OBAT Helpers works for the welfare, support, and rehabilitation of displaced and stateless people by providing programs to alleviate the daily suffering and burdens of thousands of Urdu speaking people (known as "Biharis") who are stranded in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. OBAT Helpers implements projects in education and vocational training, self- empowerment through micro-financing, health care with clinics, drinking water, proper sewerage, and emergency relief projects. The Biharis have been stranded in Bangladesh since it achieved independence from Pakistan in 1971. Referred to as, “stranded Pakistanis,” this community was supposed to be repatriated to Pakistan after the t...

Ms. Bourassa talks to project manager, Mr. Sohail

Ms. Bourassa talks to project manager, Mr. Sohail
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving and others visit OBAT's Preschools!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ms. Bourassa with a teacher

Ms. Bourassa with a teacher
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving and others visit OBAT's Preschools!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ms. Bourassa talks to preschool students.

Ms. Bourassa talks to preschool students.
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving and others visit OBAT's Preschools!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ms. Bourassa, with a preschool student.

Ms. Bourassa, with a preschool student.
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving and others visit OBAT's Preschools!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Educate 425 impoverished camp kids in Bangladesh

Educate 425 impoverished camp kids in Bangladesh
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving and others visit OBAT's Preschools!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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