In December 2013, Shadhika President Kim Burnett, Board Member Janet Gray, and Shadhika volunteer Kathelene Weiss, spent four weeks in India visiting existing and potential grantees*. As part of the visit, we delivered over 100 booksRead More
“I am understanding my talents…I am a brave girl. Confidently, I can achieve something. I can talk well. No fear. I make all the decisions myself. I will face all the challenges and fight for my goal, whatever be the problem.” – ‘Indira,’ a Shadhika 2016 College Scholarship RecipientRead More
Our mission is to invest in the education, empowerment, and economic self-sufficiency of girls for India’s future.
Shadhika combats gender inequality and breaks the cycle of poverty in India by investing in women-led locally based non-governmental organizations working in India in the following focus areas:
Since 1992 Shadhika has helped thousands of girls realize their aspirations for a better future.