Giving Every Dream a Chance

An event showcasing the beneficiaries of Akshaya Patra’s “Giving Every Dream a Chance”—a special initiative to nurture children with unique dreams was held at Taj Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru. The foundation started this initiative with the conviction that every child has a dream; each dream is valid – for their dreams, thoughts, and aspirations make these children what they are. It is the Foundation’s humble attempt to identify children with special dreams and give them the opportunity to realise these dreams.
The event also marked the launch of the mascot of “Swachh Vidyarthi, Swachh Vidyalaya, Swachh Gruha” – an initiative by Akshaya Patra to achieve Swachh Bharat. The event was graced by Padma Shri Honoree DR Kaarthikeyan, Advisor- Law Human Rights – Corporate Affairs and former Director General of National Human Rights Commission, Director of CBI, Special Director General CRPF as the Chief Guest. Other guests of honour at the event in support of the initiative were Roberto Narain – Head of Drumjam, Vasundhara Das – Singer, Actress, Composer, lyricist, Entrepreneur and Environmental Activist, Mayuri Upadhya – Co-Founder and Director of Nritarutya Dance, Arjun Halappa – former captain of the Indian Hockey Team, and a galaxy of stars from the film and entertainment industry namely Suraj Gowda, Meghna Gaonkar, Dhananjay, Shruti Hariharan, Samyukta Hornad, Vashista N Simha, Sonu Gowda, Ragini Dwivedi, Navdeep, Naveen, Arun Sagar, Rajshri Ponnappa and many others.