About Us


The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Bengaluru, India. The organisation strives to fight issues like hunger and malnutrition in India. We have grown from our humble beginnings in the year 2000, serving just 1,500 children across 5 schools. Currently, Akshaya Patra’s school lunch programme feeds over 1.8 million children from 16,856 schools across 12 States & 2 Union Territories of India. 



Hope Stories





As a donor, I am always concerned about the integrity of the organization involved and with Akshaya Patra, I can be rest assured that my contributions are in safe hands.

- Mr Ravi



The best thing about this foundation is the fact that millions of children are motivated to go to school.

- Mr & Mrs Nambiar



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