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A Collaboration of Corporates to Nourish and Nurture Children

Feed a Child to Feed The Future Now

For developing an individual, no matter what, starting young is the best way to do it. The Akshaya Patra Foundation believes in supporting the child's development from a very young age.

In the process of developing as a well-rounded individual, it will do a world of good, if a child is taught the need and the importance of social service. Of course, it will ensure the person develops humility, but will also ensure that the child grows up to be a selfless individual. The child realises at a very early age the importance of feeding the future now. This can ensure that the country will not have to see future generations that suffered malnutrition when they were young. This is a message that has to be imbibed by the present generation.

India has been ranked very low in the Global Hunger Index and it is something that needs our immediate attention. The current generations should give lessons in social service to their children so that the future generations grow up to the responsible …

Feeding the future now, we can ensure we live in a healthy nation

For a person to live a healthy life, a proper diet is a must. It is more so in case of children who are in their growing years. A balanced diet can ensure that the immunity of a person is well maintained.

Some of the NGOs in India play a major role in ensuring that school-going children are able to get a full meal. Malnourished children experience developmental delays, weight-loss and illness as a result of inadequate intake of protein, calories and other nutrients. Anaemia, osteomalacia/rickets are among the diseases that could affect children who do not get a balanced diet.

The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mid-day meals supplied to thousands of schools ensures healthy and balanced diet for children. As a part of the Feed The Future Now campaign, the NGO is trying to reach 5 million children by 2020.

Chronic undernutrition is said to plague more than 925 million people worldwide. Prolonged deficiency leads to malnutrition. Human body can easily fall prey to diseases if the body is not…

How Educated Children Can Lead The Country Towards Social Change

With approximately 28.1 per cent of India’s population in the age group of 0-14 years, children have a crucial role to play in the field of education and social change in India. Did you know that our country has more than 1.5 million schools with over 260 million students enrolled?

These 260 million students would grow up to shape the society and be responsible for social change in India. Educated children have ambitions of pursuing career in fields that are vital for the growth of the society. It’s because of educated children that we are able to dream about the presence of more responsible citizens in future.

For education to reach every child, it’s important that the children attend schools regularly. Many of these children, belonging to economically weaker sections, need a better motivation to attend schools. Therefore, Feed The Future Now – a nationwide campaign – is on a mission to feed the children with nutritious meals in schools. When schools feed the children in the premise…