• This young girl studying in Standard VII lost her father at the age of four, and her mother, who earns a living by working as a handmade cotton mattress maker, has been single-handedly taking care of her and her sister ever since.

  • Meet Monica from Bengaluru, she loves studying and playing kho-kho. However, what she truly loves from within is – dancing! Monica aspires to become a professional dancer and earn enough to help her family.

  • Introducing Shakti Kumar Dash. A Year 6 student and Akshaya Patra beneficiary from Chandra Brahmapur School, Puri, Odisha. Drawing is what he loves to do in his spare time. He says "I have been drawing ever since I could hold a pencil."

  • Indu, a Year 6 student from Bengaluru, Karnataka, wants to be a Doctor when she grows up. Indu’s Grandmother suffers from an undiagnosed chest problem and Indu often acts as her carer on days when she is taken particularly unwell. "My Grandmother avoids going for check-ups probably because it is so expensive. I want to grow up quickly so that I can cure my grandmother and other people like her, free of cost."

FLIGHT: Internship at The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Ahemadabad





Each meal costing only 5p, you can help feed a child a healthy school meal for an entire year for just £12.

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