Author(s): Vivek Yadav

In present scenario 1.3 million Indian Children die due to hunger every year. India’s ranking in the International Food Policy Research Institute’s 2017 Global Hunger Index has invited much comment an d criticism among India’s intellectual elite. India has slipped to 100 among 119 countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index, down from 97 among the 118 countries in 2016. Globally, hunger kills more people than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. India has the highest number of undernourished people in the world. The excess food being directly send to the bin which could feed 10000+ people just that night. Lots of food plates were just wasted in a day. Feeding India is a youth run not-for-profit social organization which aims to solve the problem of hunger, malnutrition and food wastage in the country. We also address stunting in children under the age of 5, and the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women. We channelize extra food from individuals, wedding, restaurants, hostels, college canteens and corporate offices to the people who really need it and have no means or access to food. By preventing food from being thrown into bins, garbage dumps near our residential areas and ever going landfills we are ensuring a cleaner India. With regular provision of meals, children can focus more on education and extracurricular activities which leads to a fall in the number of School Dropouts. Near 42% of all Indian children are undernourished. By balancing meals according to beneficiary type (proteins for kids, digestibles for old etc.), we ensure better nutrition intake for all. A major portion of what we do is redistributing good extra food to people in need. We strive to feed as many as we can sustainably, to move towards a Hunger Free India