We had humble beginnings of serving cooked meals to 1,500 Government school students in India. Thanks to the extensive support from the Central, State Governments and District Authorities, we nourish 20,10,516 children across 65 locations today! we could  not have reached this  far in implementing  the PM POSHAN Abhiyaan (earlier known as the Mid-Day Meal Programme) without the generosity of compassionate donors like YOU.

We share our anniversary with National Education Day in India to honour our first education minister - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. What a day to support unlimited food & education of underprivileged school children!

UPDATE : We also serve breakfast to children apart from mid-day meals in a few locations. SUPPORT A CHILD WITH ₹2500 (inclusive of ₹1500 worth lunch + ₹1000 worth breakfast for 1 year)!

Over the years, we relentlessly worked to improve lives in several marginalised communities. We launched initiatives for homeless mothers, pregnant women and nursing mothers along with their children. We were also present to serve disaster victims when the need arose. 

I want to support meals for education of children with my donation of:


₹25,000 = 1 Breakfast + 1 lunch + uninterrupted education to 10 children for 1 full school year.


*You will get your tax exemption certificate within 5-7 working days of making a donation.

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You can make a big difference to their lives : Rs.


Here’s a glimpse of our journey through 22 memorable years:

Served meals to 1,500 children in 5 Government Schools in Bengaluru, Karnataka
Hosted Late Shri A.P.J Abdul Kalam, former President of India
Akshaya Patra became a case study in Harvard Business School’s MBA curriculum
Entered the India Book of Records for running the world’s largest school meal programme
Served 1 billionth cumulative meal
Hosted His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama
  • First NGO to be inducted with ICAI Hall of Fame
  • Mr Bill Clinton, former President of the USA visited the Jaipur kitchen
Worked for Nepal Earthquake Relief and Chennai Flood Relief
Served 2 billionth cumulative meal in the presence of the Late Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India
Received a National Award for Child Welfare, Gujarat Flood Relief and Gorakhpur Flood Relief
Worked for Coorg Flood Relief and Kerala Flood Relief
  • Served 3 billionth cumulative meal in the presence of Shri Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India
  • Won Gandhi Peace Prize, BBC World Service Global Food Champion Award, Outlook Poshan Jury Award and Mahatma Award for Social Good
Honoured with Mahatma Award 2021 in the ‘COVID-19 Humanitarian Effort’ category
  • received the Prestigious Mahatma Award for Social Good and Impact "Zero Hunger"
  • reached the landmark of feeding 2 million children every day under PM Poshan Abhiyaan
  • implemented the Breakfast Feeding Programme, starting with the Government Schools of Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka
  • introduced millets in the mid-day meal menu for children, starting with schools in Bengaluru and Hyderabad

Thank you for having our back through numerous ups & downs!

Let’s keep up the momentum until every underprivileged child in India can access basic needs like food, security & education.


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