New Pairs of Shoes for Beneficiaries
In August, Akshaya Patra launched a shoe distribution programme in two districts of Rajasthan – Jodhpur and Baran. More than 25,000 pairs of brand new shoes by US-based footwear manufacturer TOMS will be distributed to school children through this initiative in the coming days. The inaugural event was graced by numerous dignitaries, namely Mr Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Member of Parliament (MP); Mr Jogaram Patel, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA); Mr Ghanshyam Ojha, Mayor of Jodhpur; Mr Devendra Salecha, Deputy Mayor of Jodhpur; and Mr Ummed Singh, Member of Panchayat Samiti.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been supporting relief efforts in flood-hit Gorakhpur city and its neighbouring towns and villages. Kitchen on Wheels, a customised vehicle designed by Akshaya Patra to support flood relief efforts, is stationed at
Honourable Governor of Assam visits Guwahati kitchen