Akshaya USA

Rating: 4.81 stars   99 reviews

Issues: Philanthropy

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

Inspiring and worthy of sharing...I wanted to send the story of this wonderful organization to others! Thank you!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Watching and listening.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Donate more!

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Rating: 4 stars  

Akshaya is a great organization to help spread humanity in the world. I like their mission of feeding the poor who cant feed themselves.It has been a pleasant experience donating to them.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I saw a video of Akshaya on facebook. I was absolutely in awe of this mans sincerity in dealing with the poor and downtrodden of India. I checked out his website and saw all the Rotary references there. I immediately made a donation because I trust Rotary 100% and if they are associated with this I knew that it was100% real and trustworthy.

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I can see that based on the video and material at the website that this man was moved by the plight of the poor and decided that he could no longer stand it and had to do something.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

How did you learn about this organization?

On Facebook and then on their website.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

Happy to see someone finally working for the right people. I wish you all the best and hope your teams dreams come true

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

no

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

bring in more volunteer and spread their wing slowly but steadily

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

How did you learn about this organization?

cnn hero

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

Nice initiative. Hoping to see them helping more people...

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Television

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

ask them to extend their branches

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

The work of this organisation first came to my attention as I watched the founder on CNN Heroes being honoured for his superhuman efforts to feed the poor in India. Astounded by Narayanan Krishnan's commitment and dedication to hungry and homeless individuals I felt that Akshaya USA should be supported. Inspired by this cause i have donated money and I hope to promote this worthwhile cause in the UK. The issue of hunger and extreme poverty in India can be tackled through the publicity and support given to organisations such as Akshaya USA. I have visited India and witnessed the hopelessness of the destitute first hand. I cannot begin to explain the helplessness and frustration that I experienced at this sight. I promised to myself that when I returned to the UK I would endeavour to help those working tirelessly to combat the evils of poverty and social inequality. By pledging my support for Akshaya USA I hope to have moved a step closer to realizing my dream of helping to serve those who are in need and more importantly supporting those on the front-line who work daily to help those who have nothing. Long may the Akshaya USA organisation continue.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the peace of mind I have felt since my initial donations to the cause of Akshaya USA.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

mobilize the support of other individuals working in the hospitality industry in India in getting them to organise mass feeding of the poor in their local areas

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Unsure

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

How did you learn about this organization?

facebook

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been following Akshaya for some time now and have been looking at the work he has done and the commitment shown by Krishnan and one of my very close friends visited his place and has shared the great work he does
It surely is an inspiration to a lot of people to see the work of Mr,Krishnan
He has not only brought hope to the people on the streets in Madurai but also to the world to keep alive the tradition of giving.
It surely is a great sacrifice to be doing at such an young age. This is surely and truly one go greatest acts of selflessness,
The one incident which really was touching was the incident and comment from one of the destitute people to Krishnans mother on her first visit . The comment being that she is blessed to have a son like Krishnan , who is the reason for the person to be alive.
And i think he has taken the next step of building the home so as to take the people away from the streets and house them . This i think is Vision .
Mr.Krishnan has brought hope to a world where there is anger, greediness , selfishness and war.
So in a nutshell Mr,Krishnan is selfless, humble , inspirational and a visionary.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

in the amount of people he has helped

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Nothing, Mr.Krishnan is doing the right thing and has great ideas.

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Rating: 5 stars  

just sharing what I have learned and see someone with the true love of the Lord in their hearts..willing to give of themselves before others and working hard to help the less fortunate. most ppl work hard to better their own lives but this is something we could all learn from. May the Lord bless your work and all you have done.

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I joined because of the good works I heard reported on the news. I am new to the organization but support what they are doing.

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I do not know enough to comment here but from what i see the heart of this organization is pure and I'm sure there will be ways of improving on the way

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Rating: 5 stars  

I attended a lecture at BITS Pilani by Mr. Narayanan Krishnan. He is an exceptional human being and a exemplary figure for the human race and particularly Indians. He is doing an excellent job in the south and i hope people work out similar things in every part of India as well. I am a student right now, and i wish i could be more associated with him and his association as a volunteer in my vacations or something. All the Best to all your ventures.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

through the CNN videos and other news on internet

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Involve more student participation so as to inculcate the spirit of mankind and human welfare and brotherhood in the students at an initial stage.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Krishnan is an excellent example of humanity at its best. From the moment I saw the video documenting what the Akshaya Trust is doing great work. He goes against the conventional norms of the caste system by feeding and shaving the members of the mentally ill & destitute. This foundation is very much in need of support.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By seeing the video & having it change my life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would have this organization spread to more areas.

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