Entries by Hector

Arianne Angeli Dhar

17 year Arianne from Boston has raised $1800  this year. by doing car washes and a GoFundMe Page. “I got involved with Akshaya Patra because I really like what this organization stands for. It is a great way to make sure children go to school and stay off the streets.” All the others, please pick […]

Harsh Thomare

His main goal was to spread awareness of Akshaya Patra in our neighborhood, fundraising and encouraging people to come forward and support for this great cause. He raised funds through this initiative and Donate to Akshaya Patra. Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jpki68GMY9DB3RStozRKkE_BWpZasB7A/view?usp=sharing

Impacting Young Lives

“Breakfast is considered the most important meal in a day. About 80 per cent of the kids who come to our school don’t get even breakfast at home,” says Babita, the most senior teacher at the Government High School in Hesarghatta, Karnataka. She has been teaching here for eight years now, and says that Akshaya […]

A Bowl of Payasa is Like Luxury to Them

For most of the 550 children who go to Bengre Kasba Government Higher Primary School in Mangalore, the mid-day meal provided by The Akshaya Patra Foundation could be the only meal in a day. The school brims with smart kids who participate not only in study related contests, but are also actively involved in cultural […]

Technology, A Boon for Education

There is an excited bustle every Saturday at the Government High School, Policy Colony. The children are ready to watch ‘I am Kalam’, an inspirational Bollywood feature film highlighting the significance of education. G Ranganath, the Head Master of the school says, “Teaching methodologies should evolve with time. Children of today’s generation grasp better when […]

A Strong Vision of a True Educator

Every day, even after school hours at the Government Upper Primary School, Gori Palya, a few children stay back and continue to study. A teacher who conducts these classes explains that these students need some additional hours of classes since they find it a little difficult to comprehend the day’s lessons. Kusuma B H, Principal […]

Back to School! Nurturing India’s Future

For most of the 345 students who attend Antti Kumar Prathamik Shala, a primary school in Padra Taluk in Vadodara, Gujarat, the mid-day meal provided by The Akshaya Patra Foundation could be the only meal in a day. Located in an old building, most of the students are from families that are Below Poverty Line […]

Meet Manikanta: Our Would-be Engineer!

Have you ever wondered, how much it takes to walk miles with hope in eyes? We’re sure, we all have our own set of dreams but not everyone is born with enough fortune. It is true that hardships in family can push the children away from their dreams. However, give it a thought, isn’t every […]

Success is Yours Only if You Work for It

Sometimes, all it takes is a ‘never say never’ attitude and a strong will to achieve success in spite of various obstacles. Poverty is a challenge that can keep many children in our country from growing up to achieve their dreams. But there are also many children who make it through the hardships and soar […]

Riddhi – Piloting Sky-High Aspirations

Wanting to break out of earthly confines and fly high is a dream that is common to much of the human race. However, only a few get to experience the same and soar the skies. Riddhi Barot, an Akshaya Patra beneficiary from Veer Narmad Primary School in Saradnagar Tarsali, Vadodara, studying in Std VII, is […]