The akshaya patra foundation has appointed Nutritionist Ms.Divya Sathyaraj as its goodwill ambassador. Divya sathyaraj,daughter of actor Sathyaraj, is a popular nutritionist in chennai. She has been conducting workshops with children on the significance of vitamin therapy and nutrition. Divya has also conducted multiple workshops with children at refugee camps.The Akshaya patra foundation is a non profit organization which strives to address issues like hunger and malnutrition in the country.By implementing the mid day meal scheme in government schools the organization aims to fight hunger and bring children to schools.
“There is no excuse for children to go hungry in any country,hunger is not an issue of charity,but an issue of justice, no child should be unaware of where their next meal is coming from.Leaders like Obama have appreciated Akshaya Patra’s incredible work in feeding children.I will be working with them to make sure their meals are nourished with the right amount of vitamins and minerals, i believe a child’s body needs nutrition ,not just food.I am truly privileged and honoured to be choosen as the goodwill ambassador of akshaya patra”Divya Sathyaraj