AKSHAYA PATRA
Founded in the year 2000 by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in Bengaluru, Karnataka, the Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides mid-day meals. The organization aims to feed the underprivileged children in India who lack the means to have a basic mid-day meal. It strives to counter malnutrition and supporting the right to education of socio-economically disadvantaged children. It has successfully served over 1.76 million children from 15,024 schools across 12 states in India and continues to do so.