fbpx

Shadhika Shadhika

Get weekly blog updates

VACHA’s Right to Pee Campaign

November 25, 2014

According to the 2011 Indian census over 50 percent of Indian households do not have a toilet. Even worse, public toilets are few and far between and those that do exist charge a fee, making them out of reach for many. Lack of toilet facilities is not just a health problem, but also a safety   

Summer 2014 Letter from Our CEO

August 25, 2014

Over the summer, I spent three weeks in India visiting the groups we support, both old and new, discussing their work during the past year and their plans for the future. It was wonderful to hear that this year, the first 3 girls will graduate from secondary school at Buddha’s Smile School in Varanasi and   

In Focus: Child Marriage

June 23, 2014

Should She Go to School or Get Married?  How Child Marriage Impacts Indian Girls By Dana Kornberg, BSS Volunteer Educating our young people depends on many of the right ingredients coming together successfully, but if they can’t make it to school in the first place, then the rest is a lost cause. For many Indian   

‘Girls on the Run’ Pools School Supplies for Shadhika

In May, the Bradford Intermediate School Chapter of “Girls on the Run of the Rockies” (GOTR) in Littleton, CO invited Shadhika to talk about what life is like for a girl in India. GOTR is an after-school program is for girls in the 3rd to 5th grades that promotes a healthy lifestyle and “inspires girls