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  • 27% of the world’s malnourished children live in India – more than anywhere else.

  • India has the largest number of child labourers in the world at 17%.

  • Child malnutrition impacts educational attainment and perpetuates the cycle of poverty.

  • Akshaya Patra Foundation strives to tackle the issues of classroom hunger and educational access in India. By providing free freshly cooked, nourishing school lunches through our Food For Education Programme in government and government aided schools, we aim to fight malnutrition and increase the enrolment of children in schools across India.

  • ​DFT Charity Course has adopted 15 schools in India, feeding nearly 5000 children and keeping them in education.