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Invisible Girl Project

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aka IGP   |   Raleigh, NC   |  www.invisiblegirlproject.org

Mission

To end female gendercide (the systematic killing of females) in India. We raise global awareness concerning the loss of female lives in India, pursue justice for lives lost, empower women, and assist Indian partners in the rescue of and care for vulnerable Indian girls.

Ruling year info

2011

Founder & President

Jill McElya

Main address

PO Box 99068

Raleigh, NC 27624 USA

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EIN

27-3658257

NTEE code info

Women's Rights (R24)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

63 million girls and women are missing from India's population due to female gendercide, the systematic killing of females. It is the genocide of the female gender and occurs because of India's preference for sons.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Rescue Girls

We rescue vulnerable babies and young girls who are at risk of being killed or trafficked, have been abused or neglected, or have experienced sexual violence.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls

Girl children in India are supported monthly by committed people across the globe who help provide their food, clothing, shelter, and educational expenses.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls

Through micro-finance initiatives such as cow loans, women in remote villages of India are able to provide for themselves and their daughters with consistent income.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls

We send girls to school who were otherwise never educated. We aim to show girls they are worthy of education and can become change-makers in their culture.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Invisible Girl Project's mission is to END female gendercide in India.

Invisible Girl Project raises global awareness concerning the loss of female lives in India, pursues justice for the lives lost, assists Indian organizations in the rescue of and care for Indian girls, and empowers women.

Invisible Girl Project's staff in the US and India works to assist our Indian partners in rescuing and caring for vulnerable girls, while reporting on IGP's success to donors and our global audience.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Invisible Girl Project

Board of directors
as of 01/18/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Brad McElya

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/1/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/01/2022

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.