The Indian NGO for children The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been in service of children since June 2000. With the vision of “No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger”, this charity for children implements the mid-day meal programme in nine states of India.
Under the guidance and support of the Central Government and the various State Governments, Akshaya Patra has grown from feeding just in one location to feeding children in 20 locations by the end of March 2013. 13 years of service to children is witnessed in the form of different success stories of the beneficiaries from across the country.
Any social cause cannot reach its full potential without continued community support. This is where this NGO for children would like to thank all its supporters and well-wishers for their unswerving support throughout these feeding years. In order to sustain this support and also to make it more engaging, this charity for children is constantly evolving various ways for its supporters to get involved with its cause. Some of the options are: Volunteer, Donor, and Corporate supporter.
Choosing to volunteer with this charity for children gives you a wide choice from both online and offline category. If you are an avid internet user, you can volunteer to use social media to spread the word of Akshaya Patra’s cause. If you are more into working at the ground level, you can team up with your friends and visit schools and share your skills with the beneficiaries.
When you choose to donate, the online donation for children would be the fastest and easiest mode of donation. The online donation for children helps you contribute for the beneficiaries from the comforts of your home or office with just few clicks. However if you do not wish to contribute online donation for children, then this NGO for children also provides the option of offline donation and mobile donation. These different modes give the donor the comfort of choosing the method that best suits them. Whether you choose online, offline or mobile donation mode, all donations made above Rs. 500 are eligible for 100% tax exemption. As a corporate supporter, this Indian charity for children has listed out different ways to support the Foundation’s cause under CSR initiative.
Your support and involvement with this charity for children will potentially help in feeding millions of children and also help them get educated. More of than not, the mid-day meal acts a great incentive for parents and children. The parents send their children to school so that they a mouth less to feed and the children continue coming to school because they receive freshly cooked wholesome meal in their local palate. This is so because most of the beneficiaries are reported to coming to school empty stomach and this meal becomes their first and sometimes their only meal for the day.
Change the future through this NGO for children!
Follow us: @AkshayaPatra on Twitter | TheAkshayapatraFoundation on Facebook
The Akshaya Patra Foundation on LinkedIn