Best Children charity in India — The Akshaya Patra Foundations

Quick facts on children in India

Health

  • According to ICDS 2015, 19.8 million children below age 6 are undernourished.
  • According to National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4, 2015–16, 38% (1 in 3) children between 0–5 years are stunted; 21% (1 in 5) children suffer from wasting; 36% of children under 5 years of age are underweight; and 58% of children between 6 months — 5 years are anaemic.

Education

  • Census 2011 reports 1 in 4 children of school-going age is out of school resulting in a drop-out total to 99 million children.
  • According to District Information System for Education (DISE) 2014–15, only 32 children out of every 100 children, finish their school education age-appropriately, and only 2% of the schools offer complete school education from Class 1 to Class 12.

The Interventions

Top NGO of India

Akshaya Patra — one of the top Indian NGOs

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The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO in India for children provides mid-day meals for 1.7 million children across 12 states. https://www.akshayapatra.org/

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Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO in India for children provides mid-day meals for 1.7 million children across 12 states. https://www.akshayapatra.org/

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