TRANSFORM LIVES WITH THE AKSHAYA PATRA FOUNDATION
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a mid-day meal NGO and the implementing partner of Government of India’s Mid-Day Meal Programme. The NGO is actively working towards eliminating classroom hunger by providing nutritious mid-day meals to school-going children since 2000. Akshaya Patra has been recognised as the world’s largest NGO-run school lunch programme. Currently, Akshaya Patra is feeding 18,02,517 children in 16,856 Government and Government-aided schools in 51 kitchens across 12 States & 2 Union Territories of India.On 11 February 2019, it served the 300th crore (3 billionth) cumulative meal to children.
HOW WE HELP CHILDREN ON EVERY SCHOOL DAY
The national average of school working days in one academic year is 232 days. Akshaya Patra provides 232 freshly cooked, healthy, and tasty meals to one child on each school day for an entire year. We diligently and optimally utilise every penny of your donation to benefit children with nutritious meals all through the school year.
WHAT YOUR DONATION ENSURES TO CHILDREN
- Nutrition rich school meals
- No classroom hunger
- Improved nutrition level
- Academic progress
WHY SHOULD YOU DONATE
It is all about little love and care that you give when you make a contribution. Join us in our journey towards feeding children and –
- Drive a positive change in a child’s life
- Make every Indian child future-ready
- Make classrooms hunger-free
- Get a rewarding experience of helping 1.8 million children
- Avail 50% tax exemption on your donations
Spread the word in bringing attention to end a critical issue - classroom hunger. Let’s give every child a healthy childhood!