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Shadhika Project Inc

Org #29082
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1992
year founded
$117,313
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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
Julia Sonnenfeld
Julia Sonnenfeld
Kendra Nicolai
Kendra Nicolai
Sabah Siddiqui
Sabah Siddiqui
Krupa Palan
Krupa Palan
Team
Kim Burnett, Gillian Ford, Kendra Nicolai
Organization Information
1031 33rd Street
Suite 172
Denver, CO 80205
United States
303-455-1819

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0579336449

Project Reports

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Nov 5, 2019
Mobile Phones & Technology
As Shadhika Scholars took over the YWCA in Mumbai during the Leaders for Change Summit, you could find groups of scholars dancing in the hallways in front of a mobile phone, creating a music video in...
Nov 1, 2019
Shadhika Alumnae Update
Remember the days where you once walked across a stage and graduated from college, feeling both accomplished and terrified?  Spending time imagining the possibilities and opportunities that await...
Oct 25, 2019
The Power of Educating Girls
"After I have received scholarship from Shadhika, my parents changed their thinking and they postpone my marriage, if I didn't get scholarship, I would have gotten married.  Now they want me to...
 
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