"We are delighted at the response garnered by the #OneMillionMeals campaign and thankful to Snapdeal, Huawei and to every individual who so generously supported the cause. Akshaya Patra�s mission is to serve 5 million children daily by 2020, and campaigns like these give us hope that the nation supports us in eradicating classroom hunger from India forever."
Started in the year 2000 by serving 1500 children in Bangalore, today Akshaya Patra runs the world's largest school meal program through its 28 kitchens spread across 11 states serving 1.6 million hot lunches in 13,529 schools every day.
Learn about this exciting story of spiritualists and capitalists coming together to work on a massive mission to build India's human resource base by facilitating education of underprivileged children in government schools through abundant and wholesome school meals - a proven attraction for deprived children to come to school. A special 'Made in India' success story using the head, the heart, and a whole lot of soul.
Rashmi Bansal is a writer, entrepreneur and youth expert. She is the author of 7 bestselling books on entrepreneurship - Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, Connect the Dots, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum, Follow Every Rainbow, Take Me Home and Arise, Awake - which have sold more than a million copies and been translated into 12 languages.
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Huawei India has recently renewed its CSR focus and vision for supporting education, child welfare and community welfare in the country. In partnership with reputed NGOs, Huawei India's CSR campaign DAKSHA currently supports mid-day meals, digital literacy and also advocates for Swachh Bharat through various activities and initiatives.