5,000 raised of 6,60,000

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. 

Problem Statement

Street Children in Kolkata suffering from malnutrition due lack of availability of food at night. .

Project Goal

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:

  1. Children have susistainbed the age based expected weight 
  2. Pot Belly has been disappeared
  3. Facial Glow of Children is visible 
  4. Children have progressed in studies. 

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

Turnstone Global is a not-for-profit social enterprise working with relentless effort for the overall improvement of human lives irrespective of age, gender, religious beliefs, caste, ethnic origin, birthplace, or disability status. Being a truly National Organisation, the philosophy of comprehensive empowerment helps us to scale our activities in the social, economic, physical, and mental development of a human being. Our scale of operation in eleven states (West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Delhi) with more than two hundred gram Panchayats have touched the lives of more than one million in last decades. At any given point of time, eleven thousand beneficiaries are in our role. Several hundreds of them residing permanently with us. Turnstone Global works to bring about change in the lives of children, young people, and vulnerable individuals. We educate children, provide healthcare, and train young people and women in skills to earn their livelihood with self-respect. From being a service delivery organization to one that impacts policy and practice, we have come a long way and hope to continue doing the work that has been bringing smiles to the faces of the deprived and those around them. Good Governance, accountability towards donors, transparency in administration, and constant liaison with Government Departments and our co-partners, motivated staff, dedicated volunteers, and above all proper nourishing of beneficiaries are the key factors to our success and growth.

CSR Reg No CSR00003826

Tax Benefit Yes

Beneficiaries Child

Sector(s) Slum Area Development, Child, Eradicating Hunger, Eradicating Malnutrition

Duration 2 months

Project Cost 6,60,000

Location Kolkata, Kolkata

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