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Shadhika Project Inc

Org #29082
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1992
year founded
$76,020
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

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 ... read more

Projects (3)

Project Leaders
Kim Burnett
Kim Burnett
Alex Boehler
Alex Boehler
Jennifer Shaw
Jennifer Shaw
Narmada Morris
Narmada Morris
Team
Kim Burnett, Jen Shaw
Organization Information
1031 33rd Street
Suite 172
Denver, CO 80205
United States
303-455-1819

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0579336449
Organization Information
1031 33rd Street
Suite 172
Denver, CO 80205
United States
303-455-1819

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0579336449

Project Reports

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Nov 26, 2018
Her Fire Burned Bright
Donors and board members would sometimes ask me why we were supporting Uddami in Kolkata. At first glance, it seemed like an outlier for Shadhika support, just being a computer-training...
Nov 12, 2018
The Tyranny of Princes
Our visit with Equal Community Foundation (ECF) in Pune has been sitting with me, challenging me to grow in my understanding. Challenging me to see our work in new ways. This is the beginning of our...
Nov 12, 2018
A Scholarship Graduate's Promise to Pay it Forward
The following is a testimonial by Radha*, a Shadhika Scholar recipient that was in the first class of scholars who graduated this year. "Today I am about to complete a special course by Bombay...
 
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