Snapshot
Akshaya Patra Foundation, The
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Nutrition
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
% Spent on beneficiaries
78%
Financial Score:
Age: 21 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 11 States
Issues Addressed:
Midday meals; Helping reduce classroom hunger; Increasing school enrolment/attendance; Reducing malnutrition
Supported by:
Infosys Foundation; Jamsetji Tata Trust; Michael & Susan Dell Foundation; Central/State governments
Key Trustees:
Madhu Pandit Dasa; Mohandas Pai; Raj Kondur
Recognition: Kalam Memorial Award 2016; Nikkei Asia Prize 2016; Chanakya Award for NGO of the year 2015 by PRCI (Public Relations Council of India); Two kitchens win CII National Food Safety Awards 2014
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Income:
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • Rs950 will feed a child for a year.
  • Rs11,400 will feed 12 children for a year.
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No child deprived of education due to hunger
  • Akshaya Patra ('Inexhaustible vessel' in Sanskrit) provides nutritious Midday meals at government/government-aided schools.
  • 16 lakh children across 13,529 rural government schools in 11 states are fed every school day. They aim to feed 50 lakh children everyday by 2020.
  • Their kitchens are state-of-the-art and we have seen for ourselves the high levels of hygiene and use of technology to bring down costs to Rs8 per meal.
Income
Rs
296 cr
Expense
Rs
279 cr
Source : Audit Report 2016
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