Sudara Freedom Fund

THERE IS NO GREATER GIFT THAN A LIFE OF FREEDOM

aka International Princess Project   |   Santa Ana, CA   |  https://sudarafreedomfund.org

Mission

Sudara Freedom Fund advocates for and empowers women in India who have escaped or are most vulnerable to human trafficking by providing dignified employment opportunities and pathways to freedom.

Ruling year info

2006

Executive Director

Mr. Glenn Parrish

Main address

1901 E 4th St. #100

Santa Ana, CA 92705 USA

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Formerly known as

Indian Princess Project

EIN

87-0742833

NTEE code info

International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security N.E.C. (Q99)

Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy N.E.C. (R99)

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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?

Supporting women who are vulnerable to or escaping from sex trafficking.

Partnerships on the ground in India that provide
1. Job training and placement
2. Safe housing for women escaping difficult circumstances.
3. Micro-grants for women starting businesses after receiving training.
4. Orphan care - food, shelter, mentor/house mothers, private education.
5. Sewing centers that provide jobs for vulnerable women and produce products that Sudara, Inc. sells.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Economically disadvantaged people

Sudara has developed a sustainable model for and established three sewing
centers with 125 women participating in the program. In these sewing
centers the women create punjammies-- drawstring pajamas sewn from the
beautiful Indian fabric. Punjammies are sold in the U.S with the profit
going back to restore more women and create a self-sustaining program. The women earn fair-trade wages, create a beautiful product and become a
key part of a viable business.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Through economic independence, Sudara empowers women in India who are at high risk or survivors of sex trafficking.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Case management notes,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    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,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Our research looks into the dreams and aspirations of the women we work with where owning their own business is a frequently identified dream. This insight has provided us the opportunity to look into how we can further contribute toward equitable financial inclusion by incorporating microloans into our programs. We use these loans to help women to start their own businesses and who in return employ women in their communities ultimately creating a halo effect that stretches the depth of our impact.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Gathering feedback from our beneficiaries not only gives us the opportunity to learn about the reach of our impact but we get the chance to share it with our customers and donors too. Sharing our impact knowledge also gives us the opportunity to gather more resources to empower women in India and eliminate generational slavery as well as further contribute toward the development of UN Sustainable Development Goals (1) No Poverty, (5) Gender Equality, (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth, and (10) Reduced Inequalities.

  • 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 ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.),

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome,

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Sudara Freedom Fund

Board of directors
as of 04/08/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Shannon Keith

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/23/2022

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Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
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Person without a disability

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