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Akshaya Trust for the homeless and mentally retarded needy people of Madurai, Tamilnadu

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Akshaya Trust by Krishnan is really a boon for the poor people of Madurai, who are left out without any option in life and die on the streets of Madurai, without any care from their family members and relatives for whom this trust provides home and food through this nonprofit organization.

Founder of Akshaya Trust is Krishnan of Madurai who came up with this nonprofit organization in 2002 when he was just 21 years old who had finished his graduation in hotel management, it could be very difficult for many to start doing service instead of settling down with a job as soon graduation is completed like what Krishnan did in his actual life.

Krishnan started serving people by feeding them food, whom he found were left out at the streets of Madurai uncared for by their family members and people who were mentally retarded, which he has taken as the Mission of Akshaya Trust, this all begun when Krishnan was actually touched by an incident which he could not believe, he saw an old man eating his own waste out of hungry which triggered an alarm for him.

Krishnan finds immense pleasure in feeding this kind of people and takes care of them very well by bathing them and doing haircut for them, which was initially funded by the salary he earned in 2003 from which he could only feed around 30 such deserving people in Madurai which has grown in number at present as he serves around 425 people thrice a day.

Free home facility for the needy women at Madurai is also under construction by Krishnan, which is all carried out in full compliance under the law and required formalities like accounts and reporting are also taken care in a transparent manner. This nonprofit organization Akshaya Trust has successfully stepped into its 9th year from June 2010.Narayanan Krishnan of Akshaya Trust has been selected as CNN's Top 10 CNN Heroes 2010 program for all the good deeds carried out by the organization effectively and to be on the growing trend.

Akshaya USA has been registered separately which allows them to receive funds under charity for which tax exemption is allowed at USA to the contributor, who can also use PayPal to donate to Akshaya Trust.

Contact details of AKSHAYA USA
Akshaya USA
17359 E Caley Place
Aurora, CO 80016

In order to reach further Akshaya Trust needs help from volunteers to spread its words all over through social networking sites, companies who may be ready to offers their contributions, people who can organize events for them to raise funds apart from this Akshaya stands towards environmental protection also for which it requires support in terms of water recycling, solar power and landscaping.

People who wish to support Akshaya Trust can help them in feeding more people and in their construction of homes for the needy, for this donations are accepted at any branch of ICICI in favor of Akshaya's Helping in H.E.L.P. Trust, ICICI Bank Ltd., Kochadai Branch, Madurai-625016 S.B.Account No.601 701 013 912, I F S C I C I C 0 0 0 6 0 1 7, M I C R 6 2 5 2 2 9 0 0 7.Donations attract Tax Exemption under 80 (G) of I.T. Act Reg.No.108/2003-04/ITC Madurai. Contributors are requested to let Akshaya Trust know about them through an email which will be used for issuing receipt for claiming tax exemption, In case of donation in foreign currency the following address will help

Akshaya's Helping in H.E.L.P. Trust,
Account No. 601601081471
ICICI Bank Ltd., K.K.Nagar Branch
Melur Road, Madurai - 625 020 India

Address of Akshaya Trust
Akshaya's Helping in H.E.L.P. Trust
No.9, West 1st Main Street, Doak Nagar Extension,
Madurai, Tamilnadu
Pincode 625 016, India

Contact details of Akshaya Trust
Phone: +91(0)452 4353439/2587104
Cell: +91 98433 19933
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