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 […]