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Donors Raise Funds for Gender Equality: Our Fall Fundraiser Update

November 11, 2016

Shadhika’s Fall Fundraiser is over! A big thank you to our friends in Madison, Wisconsin who hosted a fundraising party, our donors who participated in our matching program, and to each and every supporter who helped us raise just over $70,000 this October! The support we received from each of you is absolutely critical to   

We’ve Moved!

August 12, 2016

We’ve Moved! Shadhika is now calling the Posner Center for International Development “home.” Home to over 60 international development nonprofits, the Posner Center will help Shadhika exchange ideas with other like-minded organizations, cut costs and improve the products and services we deliver. Our new address is: Shadhika 1031 33rd Street, Suite 194 Denver, CO 80205 Phone:   

Shadhika Receives Platinum Rating from GuideStar

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, used by donors throughout the world to assess a nonprofit’s transparency and accountability. Shadhika was recently awarded GuideStar’s Platinum status – the highest level of recognition they offer. As a Platinum Participant, GuideStar has determined that Shadhika meets the highest level of accountability and   

Letters to My Father

June 19, 2016

In honor of Father’s Day, four young women Shadhika supports wrote essays and letters to their fathers. All four young women are Shadhika Scholars and community leaders at Vacha, Shadhika’s partner site in Mumbai.     “About My Father” In honor of Father’s Day, the following essay was written by Radha, a Shadhika Scholar and community   

Interview With Medhavinee Namjoshi, A Leader in Women’s Rights

March 9, 2016

By Megan Harper, Communications & Donor Relations Associate at Shadhika Medhavinee Namjoshi (Medha) is the Chief Project Coordinator at Vacha, Shadhika’s partner in Mumbai. I sat down with Medha in October to learn how Vacha is making huge strides in changing cultural norms of a girl’s status in India. Vacha works with at-risk girls age   

Shadhika Welcomes New Interns!

We are excited to welcome our new interns Soujanya Sridharan and Mitchell DeVito to Shadhika! Both will be working to support the following efforts this year: Shadhika’s Capacity Building Program and Partner Conference in Kolkata and Shadhika’s Life Skills Initiative. Soujanya is native to Bangalore, India and is finishing up her Master’s in Finance and   

2015 College Scholarship Recipient Making an Impact

February 28, 2016

Meet Nandita! Nandita* is a 2015 Shadhika College Scholarship Recipient. During Shadhika’s January 2016 Donor Trip to India, we had the opportunity to speak with Nandita about her college experience this past year. Nandita is the eldest daughter of her family; she has one younger sister who is in middle school. Nandita’s father works as   

Help at-risk girls in India secure jobs!

February 18, 2016

Shadhika is trying to raise $5,000.00 USD this month to support our partner organization Uddami’s Spoken English Program for 1 full year! Having the qualification of speaking English greatly helps Uddami graduates secure desired jobs. Here is a clip of Shadhika playing a vocabulary game with Uddami teachers during our January 2016 Donor Trip to India:   “We want