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Review for Akshaya Patra Foundation Usa, Stoneham, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

One day i got a mail mail from my colleague, a small brief about Akshaya Patra. It sounded intresting hence i logged on to their website for more info, I was impressed. Same day i called up the AKP office and i said i wanna meet someone in person to discuss more. So next day a lady from AKP visited me and explained me more about AKP. She also invited me to see the kitchen. So i visited the AKP kitchen next day along with some of my friends. I was really flat after seeing their Centralized kitchen. It was Mind blowing. Cooking meals for 1 lakh children in less than 5 hours time. Then we had been taken to a near by primary school. The children gave us a warm welcome smile. We were speaking to the children about their studies and AKP food. I hear some children saying "We come to school only b'cos of AKP food". The bell rings for Lunch. Children run get their plates and form a line. We served the food and it was an awesome experience. We also got an opportunity to taste the food along with the children. After tasting the food i felt that children are really lucky to eat such a hot nutritious meal tasty wholesome meal. Hats off to AKP. Then when discussing with the teachers we came to know that for most of the children this is the only meal they eat in a day. Almost in tears. That is when i decided that i will do my best to support AKP as much as possible. I take this opportunity to thank AKP and their staffs for doing such a fabulous work. Keep Rocking and we will very soon see a developed India by educating children.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Transparency. All the info are crisp & clear.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

AKP have a great dedicated sincere cause oriented professional staffs. According to professionals are the people who do their work sincerely even in the absence of their supervisors. I learn many & many things from them. They work for the Cause.

Ways to make it better...

I was a employee of AKP. But ..........................

One thing I'd also say is that...

Please do keep doing the good work. Though you get subsidy from government and support from corporates and individuals we can understand the tension & problem you guys face everyday Financially & mentally. Hats off Guys.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Donor & Conducted some activities in AKP schools and contributed prizes, associating with AKP.