2017-2018 Impact Report 

2017-2018 Highlights

Thanks to all of our supporters, 2017 was another great year for Shadhika!

  • We served over 1,000 at-risk girls age 10-24 and over 300 boys participated in programs that taught respect for women and girls.
  • We added 2 new partner sites in Pune and Kolkata. Our partners are addressing gender inequality through girls’ education, empowerment, and economic self-sufficiency.
  • We sent 25 young women from our partner organizations to college, fully funded by Shadhika’s Donor Circle.
  • We held our third annual Partner Retreat in Bangalore as part of our Strong Organizations for Strong Girls Program to increase the performance and accountability of our partners.
  • We hit a new record in 2017, raising $500,433 toward future programming and investing over $3 out of every $4 to support our seven partner organizations in India.  
  • We maintained a low overhead cost of 15%.
  • We received Platinum Guidestar status for the second year in a row.
  • Hosted our fourth annual Donor Trip to India.
  • We increased our staff size to 3 full-time staff, 1 contract staff, and 3 interns.

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