Akshaya Patra receives donation from Amazon
The 'Nourish India, Dal by Dal' campaign was organised across nine Amazon offices from 6 to 8, October, 2015 on the occasion of the Daan Utsav (Joy of Giving Week). The event saw a hands-on participation from the Amazon employees who willing came forward to support The Foundation's humanitarian cause. With in 3 days the Amazon employees raised an incredible amount of Rs. 700,000. The entire amount will go towards the purchasing of 7,291 kilograms of dal for Akshaya Patra’s beneficiaries. This generous contribution by Amazon will help the Foundation feed more than 1,800 Government school children and fight classroom hunger.
On June 7, 2017, Akshaya Patra opened a new centralised kitchen in Bhavnagar – fifth largest city in the state of Gujarat
Around 25 enthusiastic young volunteers participated in a cleanliness drive organised by AIKYA, in pursuance of its mission to enhance the quality of school education, promote a culture of ‘Cleanliness and Hygiene’ in schools served by The Akshaya