Akshaya Patra Field Kitchen in Nepal Opens & Serves Meals for Earthquake Survivors

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KATHMANDU: The kitchen, set up in Bhaktapur, began serving meals on June 19, 2015.

Kathmandu, Nepal, June 22, 2015: The Earthquake Relief Centralized Kitchen Project, a joint activity of the Akshaya Patra Foundation, Jamsetji Tata Trust and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha arranged and served its first suppers on Saturday, June 19, 2015. The Akshaya Patra Foundation fabricates and works honor winning incorporated kitchens in India from which it conveys hot, nutritious dinners to 1.4 million school kids crosswise over India day by day. As being what is indicated, Akshaya Patra is particularly qualified to situated up a crisis field kitchen in under one week’s opportunity to help the survivors of the two staggering quakes in Nepal. Soon after these overwhelming earthqualkes it was found that countless individuals were destitute and without access to clean water and sustenance.

Thirty-three individuals from Akshaya Patra’s Team set up the kitchen in five days—a record for the association. The kitchen is housed in a pre-assembled structure. The kitchen contains three 600-liter cooking cauldrons to plan rice, a 1,200-liter cauldron to get ready dal, and vegetable cutting machines. The kitchen takes after stringent standards to guarantee quality control and that sustenance arranged is nutritious and hygieni

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The kitchen started its operations on Saturday, the 19th, by serving 1,100 individuals living in camps in Bode, where survivors of the most exceedingly terrible influenced territory of Sindhupal Chowk have been suited. The kitchen, which can set up 10,000 dinners an hour up to 100,000 individuals a day, will likewise serve survivors in Bhelukhel, Maheswari, Jella, Garun Kund, Kamal Binayak, Thulo Bayasee, Bayasee, Bode, Thali, Gokarneswar and Bhugmati.

Addressing Madan, Camp Coordinator at Bode, a destitute camp occupant remarked, “Notwithstanding all the things that have happened we will come up from this. The alleviation kitchen activity has additionally given us the quality to look forward.”

Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, communicated his appreciation saying, “I wholeheartedly thank the Government of Nepal, Jamsetji Tata Trust and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha for their resolute backing in helping us set up this quake alleviation kitchen office in the influenced region. With their proceeded with inclusion, we are certain that we can give wholesome, nutritious sustenance to those influenced in the district and offer solace amid this time.”

Akshaya Patra USA (AP-USA), in view of Stoneham, MA, is presently raising stores to backing the continuation of the sustaining of Nepalese influenced by the tremors past what has as of now been liberally contributed by the Jamsetji Tata Trust and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha.

“Several kind-hearted individuals all through the US have officially held hands to loan their backing to this fundamental compassionate alleviation venture,” noted Emily Rosenbaum AP-USA CEO. “We are so massively thankful, just like the populace of Nepal.”

Givers in the United States can help assemble Akshaya Patra’s Nepal Kitchen Fund and guarantee trust and sustenance in these quake survivors by set online to or by sending checks to:

Akshaya Patra USA, 92 Montvale Avenue, Suite 2500.Stoneham, MA 02180

ATTN: Nepal Kitchen Fund

About Akshaya Patra:

Akshaya Patra is the world’s biggest NGO-run school supper project serving more than 1.4 million youngsters in 10,770 administration schools in 10 states in India from 24 kitchens. All of Akshaya Patra’s kitchens meet the most noteworthy measures of wellbeing and proficiency, and ten of Akshaya Patra’s kitchens have as of now been confirmed as FSMS ISO 22000:2005 consistent, which implies they meet the norms of the International Food Safety Management System (FSMS).

Akshaya Patra USA bolsters the mission of the association by raising stores and mindfulness for Akshaya Patra amongst supporters in the United States.

Source- The Hindu


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