When basic necessities of a child are not fulfilled, education often becomes the last priority. This Ramadan, bless these children by sponsoring nutritious mid-day meals through your zakat. Donate zakat through these GiveAssured trustworthy NGOs to make sure that your zakat reaches the children in need.
Donate Zakat To Help Tabassum Go To school!
Tabassum is from Gujarat and her parents work as labourers. Two square meals a day is also a challenge for her family. Her schooling was never considered important. When the school in her village started providing mid-day meals to the children, her parents were happy to send her school. For Tabassum, a nutritious meal became her happy reason to attend school and progress in life. All thanks to Akshay Patra Foundation.
Akshay Patra aims to bring children to school, by providing them wholesome food every single school day. They begin by serving 1,500 children across five schools and today their program has become the world’s largest (not-for-profit) mid-day meal programme serving nutritious food to over 1.6 million children from 13,839 schools across 12 states in India. Nationally and internationally recognized with awards like CII National Food Safety Award and International ARC Award among others, their mission is to feed 5 million children by 2020. Donate your zakat this Ramadan to help them ensure that no child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.
Donate Zakat To Give Bhairavi A Gift Of Good Health
Bairavi’s father is a daily wage labourer but he can’t work regularly because of his ill-health. Even one meal a day is hard for the family to arrange. This left Bhairavi malnourished and anemic. After attending school run by Isha Vidya and intake of nutritious and tasty mid-day meals, she started gaining strength and is no longer an anemic.
Isha Vidhya is committed to improve education in rural India. They run eight schools and cater to more than 3,488 students from nearby villages. Most of these children come from families where parents earn meager incomes. The absence of nutritional content in their food severely affects the physical and the mental growth of these children. Isha Vidya provides at least one tasty and nutritious meal to these children which also incentivize their parents to send them to school. This Ramadan, donate your zakat to make sure a child can access his basic right to a nutritious hot meal.
Donate Zakat To Provide Subash A Better Opportunity In Life
Subash belongs to a poor tribal village in Odisha. There are days when there is no food on the table. Subash was hopeless until he was brought to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) for his free education. Here, he is also provided with three meals everyday. This gives him much needed nutrition to learn and grow.
KISS is the largest residential institute for the tribals in the world, providing education, accommodation, food, and healthcare. It has reached out to 20,000 children from 62 tribes of Odisha and aims to support these underprivileged tribal children to get out of poverty. This Ramadan, let your zakat give these children a shot at a different future, one filled with hope and possibility.
Donate Zakat To Make Suhani Attend School Regularly
Suhani is a bright student but she used to miss her school often. With their unstable income, her parents couldn’t afford to feed her daily. This left her malnourished and weak to attend school. Suhani’s health improved when her school started providing mid-day meals under Navasrushti International Trust’s program. She started getting warm and nutritious meals to eat. Different and tasty items on menu made her and her friends look forward to their meal everyday. Suhani started going to school regularly and her performance also improved with time.
Navasrushti runs a program to provide mid-day meals to children in schools not supported by the government. Their aim is to make sure that no child from the low-income family drop out because of hunger and malnutrition. They also conduct regular health check-ups to evaluate the impact of these meals. Donate your zakat so that these poor children this Ramadan to get access to one nutritious meal every school day and prevent dropping out from school.
Donate Zakat To Help Hitesh Focus On His Studies
10-year-old Hitesh lives in Maharashtra with his parents. His only meal a day used to be his dinner. This used to make him tired and weak to focus on anything by the evening and he would fall asleep immediately after eating his food. Hitesh’s life improved when he started getting mid-day meals in school under ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF)’s program. A warm and nutritious meal helps him enjoy his time at school and learn better.
Meals cooked in IFRF’s hi-tech kitchens with the highest standards of hygiene and quality ingredients serves close to 12,00,000 children everyday across eight states. It believes in providing children with the right nutrition to support their education. Their programme is based on the belief that, “You Are What You Eat” and an assured nutritious meal a day can bring thousands of children to school. Donate your zakat this Ramadan to make children like Hitesh have access to at least one good meal a day.
Let’s celebrate this Ramadan by making sure that these little ones have their stomach full to attend school regularly and energetically. Let your zakat be the reason for a child to have one nutritious meal a day.