Monday, 15 December 2014

NGO in Bangalore uses creativity in engaging volunteers and creating awareness

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a NGO in Bangalore implementing the mid-day meal programme in Karnataka. Like any other NGO, this NGO in Bangalore too has stories grief stricken stories of its beneficiaries. But the difference is, Akshaya Patra has takes the positive approach to reach to the mass. This NGO in Karnataka for children always portrays hopes, smiles and dreams of the young hearts. Through this it portrays to the society that these children does not need sympathy that is available in abundance, rather they require little care, love and support from the society so that they too can achieve their aspirations.

Apart from implementing the mid-day meal programme in Karnataka, Akshaya Patra also implements the programme in nine other states of India. Totally this NGO feeds 1.4 million children across 23 locations covering Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Assam. While implementing this programme it receives the support of the Central Government and respective State Governments in the form of grants and subsidies. There are many corporate and individual philanthropists too who immensely contribute towards the cause. In order to spread awareness about the cause, this NGO in Bangalore has used different methods both traditional and new age.
However over the years of service this NGO in Karnataka for children has realised that instead of following the common suit to approach society, why not take the creative path. Thus, gradually Akshaya Patra developed creative methodologies to engage and reach supporters. It has time and again conducted photography contest, blogging competition, photo-bloggers meet and the like apart from campaigns appealing bikers, general public, students etc. This NGO in Bangalore has received overwhelming response for its creative contests and campaigns where participants from all over the world have been a part of it.

This NGO in Karnataka for children has well understood the importance and potential of society's participation in the success of the cause of eliminating hunger. Thus it gives a wide array of choice for volunteers and supporters to get connected with the cause through various activities. Get involved, Fundraise with us and Fundraising ideas will give a detailed structure of how an individual or a group can contribute towards bettering the lives of the children through time, skill and money. This NGO in Bangalore also provides tax exemption for donation made towards the Foundation. Any contribution of more than Rs. 500 becomes eligible for tax exemption donation. Interestingly, if an individual donates Rs. 750, he is actually contributing towards feeding one child for one whole year and along with that he also receives the benefit of tax exemption on donation.

Know more about this mid-day meal provider in Karnataka by clicking at The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Join the cause. You can choose your way of contribution - creativity, time, skill, fund or just word of mouth!

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