The Akshaya Patra Foundation UK
At The Akshaya Patra Foundation, our mission is to provide hot, nutritious food to children at school; encouraging them into education and giving them and their families the best possible chance of escaping the cycle of poverty.
In India, over 45 million children do not go to school because they have to support themselves and their families through work or begging. Our meals give the poorest families an incentive to send their children to school and keep them there. We only work in government or government-aided schools, ensuring that we reach the most disadvantaged children.
Since our inception in 2000, we have grown from feeding 1,500 children in Bangalore, to feeding 1. 6 million chil...