Shadhika Project Inc

Shadhika means 'a girl with aspirations' in Bengali. Shadhika's mission is to invest in the education, empowerment, and economic self-sufficiency of girls for India's future. Founded in 1992, Shadhika provides support to at-risk girls in India by investing in the education, empowerment and economic self-sufficiency of girls ages 10- 24 and supporting gender-based violence prevention programs for boys ages 10- 24. A recent UN report states that the most dangerous place to be a girl or women is India. The female infanticide rate in India is the second highest in the world. The 2011 census showed the child sex ratio in India was 914 females for every 1,000 males - meaning that ...
End Child Marriage Through Education
 
"No girl should be robbed of her childhood, her education and health, and her aspirations" Michelle Bachelet- Executive Director of UN Women. Shadhika funds at-risk girls from the poorest sections of society in India so they can attend college. The project will cover all the costs including tuition, books, transportation, nutritious meals, and housing so these girls can escape child marriage and further their education. project reportread updates from the field
Let Her Lead! College Scholarship Campaign
 
Shadhika's College Scholarship Program provides funding so at-risk girls from the poorest sections of society in India can attend college. The project will cover all the costs including tuition, books, transportation, nutritious meals, and housing so these girls can further their education and realize a better future. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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