Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Making Small Donations Towards NGOs make Bigger Impacts

A group of children fought with stray dogs over scraps of food. His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, after seeing this disheartening scene ensured that no child within a radius of ten miles from the centre should go hungry. This inspiring thought sowed the seeds of the vision: “No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger” for The Akshaya Patra Foundation. It started feeding 1,500 children in Bengaluru in the year 2000. The Foundation implements the Central Government’s Mid-Day Meal Programme and feeds a whopping 1.8 million children on a daily basis as on today.

Akshaya Patra is an NGO that accepts online donations to make a huge impact on the beneficiary children. Every single time you make a donation to this NGO in India, you are giving reasons for children to come to school. By being a part of this organisation, you take care of children’s health and well-being. 

“Giving is not just about making a donation.It is about making a difference.” – Kathy Calvin

How does your donation leave an impact?

  • Your support ensures daily meals to children attending school. This improves their health.
  • You play an important role in increasing the number of children attending school. This also means that your donation can create an impact by reducing the school drop-out rate.
  • Your help gives hope to children that no matter which section of the society they belong to, they too can gain education like other children.
  • Your help to provide children with every day meals, helps them focus on not an empty stomach, but on their education. This improves their attention span.
  • Free mid-day meals help in increasing school enrolment rates. This means that your contribution helps the society on the whole.

Feeding 1.8 million children is a humungous task in itself; there are million more children who need the right amount of nourishment to grow adequately. This is in your hands!

Akshaya Patra works relentlessly with an aim to feed 5 million children daily by 2025.

With ₹5500, you can ensure that 5 children receive nutritious meals for an entire year of their schooling. Whether it is a student of 10th Standard or a child studying in 4th standard, your support will ensure a healthy year of school life to them.

Support Akshaya Patra to continue providing nutritious mid-day meals to children, on each school day.


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