The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis indeed caught us all off-guard, but the most affected were the low-income segment of society. To support the needy, The Akshaya Patra Foundation began its relief efforts on 25 March 2020. The Anganwadi Programme is one of its relief services to support the food and hygiene needs of Anganwadi beneficiaries.
According to the Food and Nutrition Board, pregnant and lactating women require 135g and 160g respectively every day.
Healthy food and hygiene boost immunity in pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children. So, Akshaya Patra is providing essential kits containing nutritious food items and hygiene products to Anganwadi beneficiaries.
Each kit is packed with: