To create an empathetic and informed understanding among Canadians about poor, vulnerable and neglected communities locally and in South Asia; and to introduce opportunities for self-empowerment to those communities.


To provide access to basic human needs, health care and quality education to impoverished communities in South Asia and Canada.

Core Values

Humanity: We serve indigent communities with compassion, dignity and ongoing presence.

Connectedness: We authentically engage in the challenges and successes of the individuals we support, and disseminate their narratives.

Accountability: We are committed to transparency and accountability to all stakeholders by engaging in effective communication. Stakeholders include OBAT Canada’s team, volunteers, donors, partners and the populations we support.

Integrity: OBAT Canada insists on ethical consciousness of cultural contexts, local structures and our own interactions and behaviours.