International Children’s Day – Let’s protect the little kids

International-Children’s-Day–Let’s-protect-the-little-kidsChildhood should be a time of carefree enjoyment, a time to make friends and enjoy the simple pleasures of life. You go to school, and your biggest concern will be whether you can sit next to your best friend in class.

But for many children in India and around the world, growing up is not as idyllic as it should be. Approximately 72 million children around the world will never attend school. They’ll never sit in a classroom and receive the wealth of knowledge other children experience. Continue reading

Sharing a wealth of knowledge for the 3rd State Human Development Report, 2014

Sharing a wealth of knowledge for the 3rd State Human Development Report, 2014

The Akshaya Patra Foundation was invited to be an expert group member as part of the workshop conducted in March 2014, by the Karnataka State Planning Department, in association with the UNDP-Planning Commission to bring the third state Human Development Report 2014 under the project of ‘Human Development: Towards Bridging Equalities.’ Continue reading