Thursday, December 23, 2010

Food For Education

"Basic education is one of the most effective investments in improving economies and creating literate, self-reliant and healthy societies"and  above all a nation:



 "Akshaya Patra is one such organization, which was founded to help those who are suffering from hunger. The name-Akshaya Patra is derived from Mahabharata, one of the great epics of India. Akshaya Patra was a vessel given to Yudhishtira by Surya and the vessel had the powers to produce un limited supply of food each day. This foundation started with the vision that “No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger”.

The first mid-day meal program was launched in Bangalore, where the foundation served 1500 children across 5 schools. With an increasing support base, this foundation is reaching out to 12 lakh children every day. Currently, they are working on a mission of reaching 50 lakh children by 2020.

With"Objectives of the mid-day meal scheme
- avoid classroom hunger,
- increase school enrolment,
- increase school attendance
- improve socialization among castes
- address malnutrition &
- empower women through employment

The truth of the matter is that the children of India need our help. The country is home to nearly 44% of the world’s malnourished children and many do not have access to a single meal in a day. If food is not available, education is neglected, perpetuating the vicious cycle of poverty.

Let us help the great cause which Akshaya Patra is working towards....Ur little help can fill the stomach of many hungry children!!!
Though i do not visit or see the working of the org but only read an heard from someone pl visit the site
http://www.akshayapatra.org/

You can donate as much as u can at the following link
http://wwworg/online-donations
http://.http://www.akshayapatra.org/online-donations

16 comments:

  1. Wat a beautiful post, lovely cause Santosh..

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  2. Nice to know abt akshaya patra ...a noble cause santosh.....

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  3. very good cause food is important for education there are so many campaigns here too

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  5. Nice post ..Nice to know abt the organisation.

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  6. great ---thanks santosh for sharing this must read and share !!

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  7. Nice Post Santosh. Thanks for sharing information about this nice organization.


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. Very Noble organisation and thanks to you for creating this awareness by writing this post. Wish You a Very Merry Christmas & the Best from 2011,lots of love & hugs,God Bless!!!

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  9. nice to knw about it...thanks for sharing.

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  10. Excellent post..Great to know about that..Wish u & ur family Merry Christmas!

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  11. ISKCON's initiative is great. They are wonderful for what they do for the society. And cooked and delivered in a hygienic manner too. Good post for spreading the msg, Santoshji.
    Your 7 minute cake in a microwave sounds really good!

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  12. really Akshaya Patra doing good...........

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