Akshaya Patra

India

Member since: Jan 18, 2013
Total live articles: 70

10 Things to Know About Akshaya Patra in Karnataka

Currently spread across 10 states in India, The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF), an NGO which runs the world’s largest mid-day meal programme, had humble beginnings in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Here’s how...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Aug 08, 2016
5 Threats to Child’s Well-Being

Children innocently dream about becoming a doctor, a scientist, an astronaut etc. regardless of their families’ social or financial status. They dream of owning a large house and eating in lavish...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Feb 02, 2017
6 Things You Should Know About Akshaya Patra in Hyderabad

"You can’t build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery." -- Dr. Norman Ernest Borlaug Did you know that every 10 seconds we lose a child to hunger? Many NGOs are moving in this direction...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Aug 29, 2016
7 Simple Ways to Use Akshaya Patra’s Mobile App

Some donate to feel better, others to make others’ lives better and some for tax exemptions, others for being a part of a cause. Whatever the reason, your intention is noble and we value that. As a...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Aug 01, 2016
Akshaya Patra Celebrates International Mother's Day

International Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May each year. On this day, mothers all over the world are recognised for their contributions, cards and gifts are exchanged, and...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations May 08, 2015
Akshaya Patra in Uttar Pradesh Lifting Hopes

The greatest motto in our life should be to sacrifice our wellbeing and welfare for others. Children are the wealth of our nation hence dedicating our lives for their betterment should be our purpose...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jun 23, 2016
Akshaya Patra Provides Food for Education

There is an NGO that aims to provide food for education to underserved children in India. The name of this organisation is The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Established in 2000, this NGO started its first...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Apr 16, 2015
Akshaya Patra – Winning Accolades for Fighting Hunger

Ridding mankind of hunger is among the greatest services one can do for society. Children especially, are vulnerable to the effects of hunger – physical, mental and social. When hunger seeps into the...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Apr 13, 2017
Akshaya Patra’s Magnanimous Journey in Karnataka

We have served 2 billion meals. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an NGO based out of Bengaluru, celebrated the serving of 2 billion mid-day meals, in the presence of Honourable President of India, Shri...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Sep 07, 2016
Being Responsible: the Akshaya Patra Foundation

Every minute is used seemingly well at The Akshaya Patra Foundation—an NGO in India which believes that no child should be deprived of education due to hunger. Since its inception, the organisation...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jul 07, 2016
Can Food Security Contribute to Economic Growth?

Food security is in news once again. First, the Supreme Court pulled up some states for their failure to implement the National Food Security Act, 2013, even after two years since it was signed into...

Articles > News & Society > Economics Feb 05, 2016
Challenges in Implementing the Mid-Day Meal Programme

To retain a hungry child in the classroom is a major problem faced by the teachers and parents in government schools. A hungry student cannot learn or understand what is being taught in the class...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jun 08, 2016
Charity Donation – a Noble Endeavour Paired with Tax Benefits

The financial year-end is around the corner – an event that causes much anxiety to a majority of us. Why not round it off with a noble deed that will benefit you in more ways than one! We’re talking...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Feb 27, 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility Takes the Shape of Charity

Charity donations in the form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) channelise resources in the direction of vital causes led by charitable organisations in India. CSR is no more a dreary...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jun 16, 2017
Csr Opportunities Through Akshaya Patra

Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR refers to the initiatives taken by Corporates for a social cause through positive public relations. The social responsibility of corporates includes philanthropy...

Articles > Business & Careers > Corporate May 12, 2016
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Author Bio

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an Ngo in India providing food for 1.6 million school children across 12 States and 28 locations.