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Oct 27, 2020

Indian child poverty charity offers free school meals in England

A charity that feeds millions of poor children in India has joined the drive to end holiday hunger in England and distributed its first meals from a new kitchen in Watford.

The Guardian

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Oct 29, 2020

Solutions for feeding minds

Bringing innovation from India, within the so-called ‘Global South’, to the UK makes me proud to be a British Indian. 



Oct 31, 2020

BBC London on GMSP Akshaya Patra kitchen

BBC London interview a Michelin star chef working for the GMSP Akshaya Patra initiative to provide nutritious meals to children at risk of hunger.



Oct 28, 2020

Sky News on GMSP Akshaya Patra kitchen

Sky News interviews Sonal Sachdev Patel from GMSP foundation and Bhawani Singh from Akshaya Patra Foundation following their initiative to provide free meals to children over the holiday period. 

Sky News


Oct 28, 2020

Food for the holidays

A charity that feeds millions of poor children in India has joined the drive to provide free school meals this half term. The chief exec of Akshaya Patra explains the model the charity is using to provide healthy meals.

Good Morning Britain


Oct 28, 2020

Two charities are bringing a way of feeding hungry kids in India to Watford. 

The new GMSP and Akshaya Patra Kitchen are trying to find a solution to end child food poverty in England with a HUGE kitchen. 

BBC Asian Network


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Oct 28, 2020

Charities replicate Indian kitchen model to tackle UK childhood food crisis

The new GMSP Akshaya Patra Kitchen, which opens this month, promises to produce and deliver thousands of nutritious, low-cost meals to children in London.

The New Indian Express

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Oct 28, 2020

The chief exec of Akshaya Patra explains the model the charity is using to provide healthy meals.

Good Morning Britain


Oct 28, 2020

Marcus Rashford Lauds Indian Charity Akshaya Patra For Offering Free School Meals

Man United star Marcus Rashford has lauded the efforts of Indian charity Akshaya Patra, who launched first of three planned kitchens to feed school children.

Republic World


Oct 28, 2020

Cricklewood primary school feeding the community hot meals during half term

Interim head teacher Kate Bass was approached by Watford-based company The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF), which offered to provide 100 meals a day for free over half term.

Kilburn Times


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Oct 27, 2020

Akshaya Patra along with GMSP Foundation to help tackle UK’s child hunger crisis 

GMSP Foundation and The Akshaya Patra Foundation have launched a state-of-the-art kitchen as an affordable, scalable solution to child holiday hunger in the UK. 

Times Now News


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Oct 28, 2020

This is how an Indian kitchen model is being used to tackle the childhood food crisis in the UK

The UK chapter of an Indian charity set up to combat child poverty is bringing a tried and tested model of a state-of-the-art kitchen from India as an affordable, scalable solution to childhood hunger in Britain. 

Orissa Post


Oct 28, 2020

Indian charity organisation offers free school meals in England

"Hunger in the UK has been a problem for much longer than this. The solution is to bring in the technology and innovation that India is already using. They have a nutrition problem, we have a nutrition problem, but they are doing this already."

Punjab News Express

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Oct 31, 2020

Indian charity offering free hot school meals in London to fight 'holiday hunger'.

India Today speaks to Kate Bass, head teacher of Mora Primary School on how this initiative is helping children.

India Today


Oct 28, 2020

New holiday hunger super-kitchen wants to serve schools

Two Indian charities have brought their model for a super-kitchen, serving children thousands of meals a day, from the sub-continent to England so that it can help to tackle holiday hunger in London.



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Oct 31, 2020

Akshaya Patra, UK charity set up kitchen to provide low-cost meals to children in London

The Akshaya Patra Foundation and UK-based charity God is My Silent Partner (GMSP) have set up a kitchen in London's Watford to provide children at the risk of hunger with low-cost, nutritious meals.

India Today

Oct 21, 2016

Indian diaspora givers becoming a powerful force in global philanthropy

The Sachdev family, which has so far given away more than £8m, is among many from the global Indian diaspora for whom an emotional link to the homeland means Indian causes are a principal target for their philanthropic funding.

Financial Times


Sept 11, 2016

Survivors of acid attacks take scars to the catwalk

They were disfigured by abusive men who wanted to destroy their looks and self-confidence, but two victims of acid attacks will join models on the catwalk tomorrow in the run-up to London fashion week.



Sept 14, 2016

Acid attack survivor Laxmi to walk the ramp at London Fashion Week

Acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal will be globally representing the many women who have been subjected to physical, mental and emotional torture at the hands of gender violence as she walks the ramp during the upcoming London Fashion Week.

Hindustan Times


Sept 11, 2016

As Arpan’s Goodwill Ambassador Vidya Balan joins the fight against Child Sexual Abuse

Mumbai-based leading non-profit organisation working on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse has engaged Bollywood star Vidya Balan as their goodwill ambassador. 


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