Akshaya Patra Narrative

Primary cause

The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Bengaluru, India. The Foundation strives to eliminate classroom hunger by implementing the PM POSHAN(Mid-Day Meal ) Programme. It provides nutritious meals to children studying in government schools and government-aided schools. Akshaya Patra also aims to counter malnutrition and support the Right to Education of children hailing from socio-economically challenging backgrounds.

Our Vision

No Child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger

Our Mission

To feed 3 Million Children Everyday by 2025

4 Billion Meals
2.2 Million Children
24,082 Schools
16 States and 2 Union Territories
72 Locations

Sustainable Development Goals




Goal: ₹1192320.00

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Goal: ₹20000000.00

Akshaya Patra's First Crowd-funded Kitchen



Goal: ₹1100000.00

1000 Hunger free children

Hear from our Biggest Contributers

I strongly believe that education is the right vehicle to spread and sustain democracy. Akshaya Patra is doing a yeoman's job by feeding nutritious food to more than 1.6 million children in India.

Goutam Mitra

retired executive, presently a technical consultant,New Delhi

Thanks to all at Akshaya Patra who strive hard from the wee hours of the morning to get hygienic and nutritious meals out to children daily!

Veena Thimmaya

Director SAGlobal India

“Keeping our corporate philosophy of focusing on water conservation, providing nutritious food and education for school children, we are pleased to have been associated with Akshaya Patra. We are particularly impressed with the back end kitchen facilities which were hygienically clean. Wishing the children a great future under your patronage

Harish Mehta

Senior General Manager Dhanuka Agritech Limited

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