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About Swasthya Ahara

Swasthya Ahara is a free breakfast program primarily concentrated in providing hot and nutritious breakfast to the underprivileged children of Government Schools. Providing access to nutritious food which will go beyond nutrition, Swasthya Ahara will aid in enrichment of the underprivileged children fostering optimal growth and development.

The program witnessed the conception when Sri Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa Swamiji visited a government school during the implementation of mid-day meal program. A casual conversation with children altered the entire concept of nutritional necessity. 70% of the underprivileged children studying in the school were found to consume only Tea and Biscuits as their breakfast. This disheartening situation of the underprivileged children who were unable to access even a basic nutritious breakfast led the Hare Krishna Charities to develop and implement a free nutritious breakfast meal program, Swasthya Ahara.

Free Breakfast

The activities under Swasthya Ahara program commenced on 1st September 2017 benefitting more than 400 school children at Nehru Memorial School at Malakpet, Hyderabad. The enhanced nutritional value among the children is the prominent vision of Swasthya Ahara and to uphold the vision, Hare Krishna Charities fostered MILLET BASED BREAKFAST PROGRAM through Swasthya Ahara.

Swasthya ahara activities

The Millet based breakfast fortifies the nutritional value of the underprivileged children. Enriched with multivitamins, fibres, calcium, and other vital nutrients. The breakfast meal ensures to strengthen and nurture ideal growth and development of the mind and body.

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With a steady return to schools post pandemic, it is important to foster these children, a nurturing environment through a balanced breakfast. We need your help and support to extend Swasthya Ahara towards a wide horizon and ensure a sustainable future.

2000 +

Millet based breakfast meals a day with a dedicated kitchen.

10 +

Government School

5000 +

Children between 6 - 18 years in schools


Hare Krishna Charities accepts donations to Bhojana-Amritham, Saddimoota, Swasthya Ahara and Centralised Kitchens. You can either contribute generally or for a specific programme.

The Annapurna Program is a scheme implemented by the Hare Krishna Charities in partnership with the Government of Telangana. Since Annapurna is backed by Government Grants and Subsidies, Hare Krishna Charities does not raise funds for the scheme.

Donations to Hare Krishna Charities is allowed for a deduction under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

You will receive your tax receipt immediately upon Hare Krishna Charities receipt of your donation.

The donations can be made via Direct Bank Transfer, Debit/Credit Cards, NEFT, UPI wallets and other online payment methods.

Donation to Hare Krishna Charities will be utilized for the welfare and prosperity of the underprivileged section of the society. The donations will be used for the purpose of providing nutritious breakfast and mid-day meals under various programmes.

You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the purpose of income tax deductions. The tax receipt will be sent to you via email against the donations made.

Yes, you can make any amount of donations to Hare Krishna Charities and we will ensure that even a single rupee will be utilized only for the betterment of the underprivileged.

Why This Initiative?

Our free food distribution to school students of primary and high grade government schools across Telangana was just a tiny step of service to humanity. Hunger is not just an expression of empty stomach; it is a significant factor in altering the entire functionality of the mind and body. Children from the underprivileged family are often neglected in terms of a nutritious meal and meals are not just a matter of lunch and dinner. Breakfast which is considered to take a prominent place in the meal cycle is just a dream of many ...

There are many underprivileged children who come to school with only a hope to get a square meal but that is never enough. A healthy breakfast perhaps holds more value in the nutritional growth and development of the body and minds of the young children according to the experts. They contribute as a building blocks of the nutrients from fibre, vitamins, minerals which are crucial for a child’s development. Swasthya Ahara is a holistic initiative of the Hare Krishna Charities to provide free food for poor children of government schools in Telangana.

The programme serves a nutritional balance by offering millet based breakfast with different menus each day. Food donations in India are considered to be precious, especially in the form of donating a meal to school children.Donate a meal to the Swasthya Ahara Programme, make online donations and witness the child grow up and bring smiles to the world.

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