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Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation which serves mid-day meals to 1.6 million government school children across 12 states of India.

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Akshaya Patra - Food for Education

Akshaya Patra - Food for Education

This blog will share the thoughts on food for education, zero hunger challenge, food security in India, quality education and more.
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Since : 24/01/2017

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How Goodwill Ambassadors make an impact on NGO?

How Goodwill Ambassadors make an impact on NGO?

Goodwill Ambassador, as the term suggests, is a person who advocates for a specific organisation or cause. They are mostly associated with causes or fields that promote welfare and development of the community at large. Many NGOs – national and international – appoint Goodwill Ambassadors as a means to spread awareness and gather support for th
Achievements & Success stories of Akshaya Patra in 2018

Achievements & Success stories of Akshaya Patra in 2018

One of the pioneer non-profit organisation in the mid-day meal sector, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been in the service of providing freshly cooked nutritious meals to school children for the past 18 years. Beginning with just 1,500 children as beneficiaries in the year 2000, the Foundation has grown to provide sumptuous meals to 17,62,133 chil
Hunger Action Month - A Campaign to Fight Hunger

Hunger Action Month - A Campaign to Fight Hunger

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread” – Mahatma Gandhi. Fortunately, most of us do not have to think about where our meal will come from. Either it will be prepared at home or we can order a sumptuous meal at the click of a button. But, there are many who are not privileged even
Role and Functions of NGO's in India

Role and Functions of NGO's in India

Akshaya Patra is a mid-day meal NGO in India. it serves freshly cooked and nutritious school lunch to students of Government and Government-aided schools. Currently, it provides daily school meals to more than 1.76 million school children across 12 states. A non-profit organisation plays a significant role alongside government and government orga
NGO in Lucknow, its Kitchen and mid-day meal

NGO in Lucknow, its Kitchen and mid-day meal

The Mid-Day Meal Scheme is an initiative of the Government of India to provide nutritious school lunch to children of government schools and government-aided schools across the country. Over the years, this Scheme has proved itself to be a supporting pillar in the success of education-related initiatives too. Studies show that mid-day meal has had
What is the NGO's true mission?

What is the NGO's true mission?

Be it any NGO, their sole mission is to uplift the world to make it better by bringing positive and sustainable change pertaining to humans, animals, plants, and the environment itself. And, this is true in case of Akshaya Patra too. NGOs or non-governmental organisations are establishments that works to benefit the immediate society and the world
What is the best way to make online donation in India?

What is the best way to make online donation in India?

Way back in 1750, Benjamin Franklin in a letter to his mother wrote, “I would rather have it said, ‘He lived usefully, than, ‘He died rich’.” Very thoughtful indeed and it puts the reader to ponder on it too! The daily humdrum of life keeps us so engaged that we hardly spare a moment to think beyond ourselves and or meeting our personal n
Celebrate Daan Utsav 2018 by giving food to children

Celebrate Daan Utsav 2018 by giving food to children

The joy of giving is much more than the joy of receiving. Daan Utsav is a festival of giving and it gives an opportunity to every one to contribute to the needy in some way or the other. Akshaya Patra too observes the Daan Utsav with the anticipation that numerous children will be benefitted with acts of generosity. Somebody has rightly said, “No
Honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi Commemorated Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

Honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi Commemorated Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi commemorated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s serving of cumulative 3 Billion meals at an event held at the organisation’s campus in Vrindavan, Mathura, on 11th February, 2019. The Prime Minister was joined by the Honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, and the Honourable Chief M
What is the NGO's true mission?

What is the NGO's true mission?

Be it any NGO, their sole mission is to uplift the world to make it better by bringing positive and sustainable change pertaining to humans, animals, plants, and the environment itself. And, this is true in case of Akshaya Patra too. NGOs or non-governmental organisations are establishments that works to benefit the immediate society and the world