An Every Day Hero

An-Every-Day-Hero-Akshaya-Patra-FoundationAll it takes is the right teacher to transform a school. The Akshaya Patra Foundation provides food for education to over 1.3 million children in government schools across India. This acts as an incentive to bring children to school, but it is some special teachers like G Ranganath, Head Master of the Government High School at Policy Colony, who make all the difference to the student’s lives. Every Saturday Ranganath plays ‘I am Kalam’ an inspirational Bollywood film on the importance of education, in his school. Continue reading

Dishing out daily treats

Dishing-out-daily-treatsIt can be heart wrenching to see the huge numbers living below the poverty line in India. But like every cloud has a silver lining, India too shines with hope. With the mid-day meal scheme provided by The Akshaya Patra Foundation, over 1.3 million children from all over the country now go rushing to school on every working day of the week to get their fill of the tasty, nutritious food. Continue reading