LEAD THE PATH TO PROGRESS THIS
Celebrated every year on 26th January, Republic Day is a moment of pride for all Indians. It is a reflection of
the power of complete democracy as well as the importance of fundamental rights in the inclusive progress
of the entire nation. Akshaya Patra, a mid-day meal NGO has been working towards promoting the right to
nutrition and education of children for 22+ years.
The Foundation is cognisant of the role of mid-day meals in bringing children from challenging backgrounds to school and helping them continue their
education. Hence, it strives to ensure that each child receives their share of wholesome school meals that support academic learning, and performance
in sports and co-curricular activities, and promotes holistic development. The meals also improve regularity in attendance and reduce drop-out rates –
key factors contributing to uninterrupted schooling.
Every child, whether from a privileged background or challenging background, is a storehouse of talents, dreams, and aspirations. All they need is an
opportunity to share, explore, and hone their creativity, ideas, and talents. This makes schools the nurturing ground and an essential part of a child’s
growth and development. And mid-day meal is a great incentive for ‘less provided for’ families to send their children to school with the assurance that
their children will receive at least one full meal for the day. In order to benefit more children, Akshaya Patra seeks your support. This Republic Day, take
action to ensure ‘every child is at school’ so that they grow up to be empowered citizens of the country. You can make a difference by either opting to
donate to charity, engaging as a CSR partner, or conducting a fundraiser.