So far, served 10-crore cumulative meals
– So far, supported 2-lakh children.
Care for would-be and new mothers, and children.
Ensure safe return of children to school.
Kokilaben Chhaganbhai Valmiki, 30 years old, works as a civil daily wage labourer and earns a meagre ₹250 a day. As a working woman, she strives hard, day in day out, to keep her family of five fed. She and her family found it hard to afford even one square meal a day during the lockdown. Being a mother of three, she was worried of her children dying from hunger than from the “Corona” she kept hearing of.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO in India headquartered in Bengaluru. Our organisation strives to eliminate classroom hunger by implementing the Mid-Day Meal Scheme in the government schools and government-aided schools. Alongside, Akshaya Patra also aims at countering malnutrition and supporting the right to education of socio-economically disadvantaged children.
NO CHILD IN INDIA SHALL BE DEPRIVED OF EDUCATION BECAUSE OF HUNGER.
TO FEED 5 MILLION CHILDREN BY 2025.
Add goodwill to your special occasions by spreading joy among those who need your care and support the most.
I am happy that Lucknow kitchen will provide tasty, nutritive and hot food; it will enable children concentrate on their studies… I congratulate you. We are going to start such programmes in other places in the state too.
Akhilesh Yadav Honourable Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh
Visiting the kitchens was a very eye-opening experience. I loved seeing the smiling kids and was amazed at how much of an impact a meal can make in helping kids pursue their dreams.
Barbara Kinney Award-Winning Photojournalist and White House Photographer to President Bill Clinton
The Akshaya Patra Foundation provides strength to students and guides them successfully. I am confident that the students served by Akshaya Patra will be responsible citizens of India who serve the nation well.
Padma Devender Reddy Deputy Speaker, Telangana State Assembly
There is no better expenditure of money and it’s really important for these kids to stay in school and learn. I love this programme, this is one of the finest commitments ever made in the 10 year history of Clinton Global Initiative.
Bill Clinton Former US President
I was very happy looking at the cleanliness maintained in the Akshaya Patra kitchen. Everyone has to take part in this service towards the society. I wish to extend my helping hand in any way possible towards The Akshaya Patra Foundation. And I pray to god that Akshaya Patra continues its work in the future and reach out to many more in the servi
Mahabala Marla Mayor, Mangalore City Corporation (MCC)