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EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION

Feed the Future Now aims to provide children a nutritious diet, a fulfilling education and a bright future

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EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION

Join the nation-wide movement as we strive towards ‘Nourished India, Educated India’

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Feed the future now

Feed The Future Now is a movement for social change based on the premise that every child deserves a nutritious diet, a fulfilling education and a bright future. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, along with its coalition of partners – GlaxoSmithKline, PepsiCo, Nestle, Reliance Fresh, Viacom18, Facebook, Big FM PVR Cinemas and The Lalit Group of Hotels, under the banner of #FeedTheFutureNow, have come together to pledge their support in building a better future for children. A movement hoping to garner support from the public sector, private sector, media and the civil society at large, so that it becomes a common mission for the Government, corporates, development sector partners and individuals, Feed The Future Now aims at creating a sustained momentum for a nourished India. This is a seminal movement to bring everyone on a common platform and commit to the cause of a ‘Nourished India, Educated India’! Based on three pillars – Awareness, Nutrition and Education, the campaign seeks to create a rallying call-to-action and promote policy advocacy as well as behavioural change on the twin Read More

News

  • 28 May
    2017

    Feed the Future Now launched on the eve of World Hunger Day

    On May 27, 2017, the eve of World Hunger Day, Akshaya Patra launched a nation-wide movement called Feed the Future Now – this campaign is supported by nine leading corporates and the Government of India. Christened as ‘Feed the Future Now’, this

Events

  • 07 Jun
    2017

    Feed The Future Now launches its official video in Mumbai

    On June 7, 2017, following the corporate launch of Feed the Future Now campaign in Delhi, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in the presence of Mr Shankar Mahadevan (composer and playback singer), Mr Vivek Oberoi (Indian actor), Mr Sanjeev Kapoor (Celebrity

Mission

To feed 5 Billion School Meals by 2020 to ensure a Nourished India, Educated India.

KITCHENS

Nutritious meals are
prepared in 30 kitchens

LOCATIONS

We are present in 29 locations
across 12 states in India

CHILDERN

16,39,067 children are
benefitted across 13,636 schools

FEED THE FUTURE NOW
SO FAR WE REACHED!

The cause of ‘Poshit Bharat, Shikshit Bharat’ (‘Nourished India, Educated India’) is gathering momentum! We’re on our way to fulfilling our mission of serving 5 billion meals by 2020, thanks to the backing of our generous supporters and donors.

2.3 BILLIONS MEALS SERVED AND STILL COUNTING

DREAMS OF THE BILLIONS CHILDREN

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

We believe change begins with you. We invite you to volunteer with Akshaya Patra as we reach out to millions of school children with nutritious meals. To register, click 'Join Now'

Partner Voices

The fundamental issue of malnutrition and hunger amongst our young children threatens to derail our progress and economic ambitions for the future. As a responsible leader, PepsiCo's ‘Performance with Purpose’ vision focuses on creating a healthier relationship between people and food, and to achieve this, we are transforming our product portfolio around Nutrition. At the same time, we are committed to providing access to at least three billion servings of nutritious foods and beverages to underserved communities and consumers globally by 2025 In India, we started the Quaker Feed a Child program last year, with our partner Smile Foundation, as part of our concentrated efforts to address the problem of malnutrition among children. As our flagship Nutrition brand, Quaker pledged half a million nutritious meals to underprivileged children in the country last year. We are happy to join the ‘Feed the Future Now’ initiative with a commitment to continue our efforts to alleviate the issue of hunger and malnutrition through various initiatives in the area of nutrition.

D Shivakumar, Chairman, PepsiCo India

Partner Voices

We reach out to a wide set of audiences across the country. In the past, we have leveraged this reach to spread awareness and bring various social causes to light, which resonates with our positioning of 'Suno Sunao Life Banao'. Taking this forward, we are now partnering with The Akshaya Patra Foundation, with an aim to focus on the issue of 'world hunger' through their 'Feed the Future Now' movement. By virtue of this association, we hope to highlight the relevance of this issue in India, by motivating our listeners to take cognizance of its seriousness and support it collectively as a society.

Mr Tarun Katyal, CEO, 92.7 BIG FM

Partner Voices

According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics 2016 report, every year 47 million Indian children drop out of schools by the time they reach 10th standard. There has been direct correlation between dropping out of schools and classroom hunger. At Viacom18, we believe that education is the key to unlock India’s true potential and it is the future generation that needs to be equipped and nurtured today. We are delighted to partner with the Akshaya Patra Foundation for the ‘Feed the Future Now’ movement.

Mr Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18

Partner Voices

Nutrition is an important focus area for Nestlé. It has been our endeavour at Nestlé to contribute to nutritional education. Our flagship nutrition awareness programme, ‘Nestlé Healthy Kids’ aims to ensure adolescents adopt appropriate nutrition and physical activity habits, which are important for their development and learning ability. We believe that it is imperative for stakeholders to join hands in the journey towards building a nutritionally empowered society. We at Nestlé are committed to contribute towards alleviating the challenge of malnutrition and believe that if we work together. We pledge our commitment to ‘Feed the Future Now’ movement for a Nourished India, Educated India!

Mr Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & MD, Nestlé India

Partner Voices

Feed the Future Now’ resonates well with GSK’s core philosophy of do more, feel better and live longer. In India, where 9 out of 10 children are micro-nutrient deficient, this partnership that aims to provide nutritious meal to children will definitely help nurture the future of our children. Under this partnership, GSK will provide nutritious meals to over 50,000 children. In addition, under ‘Mission Health’, our CSR programme, we have taken on us the task of educating and building awareness around micro-nutrient deficiency among children. We are currently reaching out to over 150,000 children in the country.

Mr Manoj Kumar, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare