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The Akshaya Patra Foundation

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A Volunteer’s day with Akshaya Patra

Letter from Bibhash Chakrabarty, a volunteer of Akshaya Patra Foundation. Akshaya Patra- the name which always reminds me of the happy smiling faces of the little angels in school uniforms. It is a unique organization feeding more than a million children every day reaching out even the remote corners of the country. How can we
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The role of NGOs

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Plush luxury juxtaposed with abject poverty, rich elegance surrounded by a need for bare human necessity. That is contradiction of India today. Poised to become a global superpower, with a 7 % annual growth rate
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Akshaya Patra features in Wharton

Akshaya Patra: Improving Education, One Meal at a Time Published: February 25, 2010 in India Knowledge@Wharton Each school day, more than a million children in 6,500 schools across seven Indian states eagerly await the vehicle that brings their midday meal. For many of them, the food provided by the Bangalore-based Akshaya Patra Foundation is their
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Aruna Chetana

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He gripped the spoon tightly, shying away and looking through the corner of his eyes. In just an audible whisper, he said that his favorite meal was rice and sambhar, that he also liked sweet.
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