Annapurna - Tandarust Bacchae, Tandarust Bharat
Let no child go hungry to bed in Kolkata Pavements
According to the report by ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition, 34.7% of the children aged under five in India are stunted (too short for their age), while 20% suffer from muscle wasting disorder due to malnourishment, meaning their weight is too low for their height. Malnourished children have a higher risk of death from common childhood illnesses of bacterial and viral origin such as Diarrhea, Pneumonia and Malaria.
The Global Hunger Index 2021, had ranked India at 101 out of 116 countries, with serious levels of hunger. One third of the world’s hungry reside in India. And lakhs of children in kolkata are street- connected children, with the majority of them going hungry to bed.
Street Children in Kolkata suffering from malnutrition due lack of availability of food at night. .
This project will accomplish these additional goals
Providing food at night to Street Children of Kolkata City.
Turnstone Global plans to run night kitchens for 1000 street children and provide healthy and nutritious dinner.
In the past , under the project ‘No Child Hungry’ Turnstone Global has started supporting 900 children among the age group of 0-14 yrs from marginalized class by providing protein rich ration kits every month since 2016. Presently turnstone global is also feeding 500 children between the age 3 yrs to 12 yrs at night with nutritious protein rich diet.
Impact of the Program
‘No Child Hungry’ Program by Turnstone Global in past 5 years have created major impacts:
We are in the urgent need to provide food at night for 1000 children staying in Kolkata pavements.
Cost of one dinner meal is just Rs. 22.
With Rs. 666 you can prevent one child sleeping on an empty stomach for a month.
With Rs.7992 can prevent one child sleeping on an empty stomach for one year.
Sustainable Development Goals
5,000 raised of 6,60,000
CSR Reg No CSR00003826
Tax Benefit Yes
Sector(s) Slum Area Development, Child, Eradicating Hunger, Eradicating Malnutrition
Duration 2 months
Project Cost 6,60,000
Location Kolkata, Kolkata