The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a charity committed to end classroom hunger in India. Head quartered in Bangalore, we implement Mid-Day Meal Scheme in partnership with the Government of India and various State Governments. We serve wholesome mid-day meals to more than 1.7 million children from over 14,173 Government and Government aided schools from across 12 states in India. With part support from Government, we receive our funding from many philanthropic businesses, generous donors and well-wishers from across the globe.
Akshaya Patra has been operating since the year 2000 with a vision that ‘no child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger’. With a goal to reach 5 million children every school day by 2020, we need all the support we can get. We incur Rs. 1100 to feed a child for an entire academic year. With your support we are confident that we will accomplish our goal and much more. One may choose to donate for a child or several children, a school, a distribution vehicle or kitchen equipment. Help end classroom hunger in India.