7 Simple Ways to use Akshaya Patra’s Mobile App

Some donate to feel better, others to make others’ lives better and some for tax exemptions, others for being a part of a cause. Whatever the reason, your intention is noble and we value that. As a leading NGO facilitating mid-day meal scheme in India, Akshaya Patra wishes to make the process of contribution easy and fun.

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The Akshaya Patra mobile application makes it easy. Here’s how you can use it:

  1. Search our kitchen locations

Our Reach is a feature that takes you to the Akshaya Patra map. A beautiful interface allows you to search all kitchen locations pan India exhibiting the total number of beneficiaries and beneficiary schools.

  1. Create your own volunteer campaigns

Is your heart willing but the means don’t come by? The Campaign feature is for people like you who wish to contribute to Akshaya Patra once or continually but practically cannot. So rope in your friends and family via social sharing in your own personalized campaign. Upload your own JPEG campaign poster, set your targeted goal amount or the deadline for fund raising. Start giving with your own fundraising campaign now!

  1. Donate hassle-free

You can also use the Akshaya Patra app to make hassle-free mobile donations just by the click of a button. A simple form lets you choose from India, International Donation and Wire Transfer along with details of Phone and Pan Card. Once you agree with the privacy policy and terms of donation, you can simply push the Donate button. That’s it, you have made your contribution. Of course, you are still entitled for tax exemptions.

  1. Enjoy photos and videos

Seeing is believing. See for yourself the kind of impact our programmes have on the lives of millions of children. Go to Gallery and see the photos of event or mid-day meal schemes that we are running as an NGO in India. Watch videos of powerful stories of beneficiaries or all the action behind the kitchens of Akshaya Patra.

  1. Know what’s happening

Get inspired and read about a ray of sunshine in the life of a child or in a remote school somewhere in your state. We are huge fans of transparency and want to let you inside the life and works of the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Through Updates and Impact features, you can easily learn and know where we are creating value in our mid-day meal schemes.

  1. Shout out on social media

The Akshaya Patra app has several content feeds that are shareable. You may simply share your personalized campaign via Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus etc or inspire your community about the Foundation’s work by sharing photos and videos from our Gallery, Impact or Updates.

  1. Reach us easily

The Contact feature will simply let you contact our Bengaluru, USA and UK offices. Have a question? Read through our FAQs. Want to suggest? Fill in the simple Feedback form.

Donating today is as simple as sharing an update on social media. Download Akshaya Patra mobile application today!

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Stay Connected through Akshaya Patra App!

It was a pleasant Wednesday morning and Ravi, an IT professional was on his way to office in the city bus. While in the bus, he realises he could utilise his one hour of travel time to make a difference in the society. Ravi then opens the Akshaya Patra app on his mobile to create a fundraising campaign for Rs. 5000. After a few taps and clicks, he shares the campaign with friends on social media and by the end of the day, Ravi, with the help of Akshaya Patra mobile app and his friends, is able to raise funds without any hassle and help The Foundation make a difference.

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People are always on the move and the world now moves along with us. Be it your electricity bill or grocery shopping, it is all at your fingertips. The Akshaya Patra Foundation offers you a mobile app that will help you understand our work, efforts and the impact. It also helps you make donations without any difficulty. Call it charity app or a donation app, our virtual handbook enables users to have a 360 degree view of The Foundation.  Although we are actively present on website and blogs, we realised the importance of moving along with technology and hence, we decided to lift Akshaya Patra’s presence to the next level. Through this, we will be able to increase our reach—get in touch with more people and allow them to respond to our cause.

Akshaya Patra serves a wholesome meal on every school day to more than 1.5 million school children in India making it the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Scheme. Having served more than 2 billion meals so far, The Foundation’s efforts to reach out to underserved children in India can be tracked on the app. The app allows users to search all kitchen locations pan India exhibiting the total number of beneficiaries and beneficiary schools, the kitchens in a particular location are catering to. Those eager for a new volunteer campaign can use the application as a fundraising app by creating a personalised fundraising campaign to pledge support and create awareness about The Foundation’s cause.

Additionally, the application also has push notification options for users to keep them updated with the latest Akshaya Patra happenings and whereabouts. It also enables users to share Akshaya Patra feeds and posts with their friends and family on their social media handles. The Akshaya Patra mobile app is both Android and iOS compatible and its beta version can be downloaded from both Google Play Store and the App store.

We believe that the mobile app is a path to reach more supporters and stay connected. With this, we will be able to create awareness about The Foundation’s cause, allow hassle-free donations and eventually achieve our mission of feeding 5 million children every day!

Once you have downloaded the app, do share the message with a friend or two. The Akshaya Patra mobile app is available on both Android and iOS.