Daily Meal Services

We believe no one should ever go hungry in Vrindavan.

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Prepared by widows to serve the community

HOW RADHASEVA WIDOWS ARE OFFSETTING MALNOURISHMENT

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Widows prepare daily meals for local men, women, and children in need. 

Every morning, the widows of RadhaSeva cook and prepare hearty and nutritional meals for hundreds of people in poverty and suffering from food scarcity. These daily meals provide a lifeline of support for people in need. They also empower widows to take part in community initiatives that matter, changing the narrative that Vrindavan's widows only bring misfortune and are destined to be beggars on the streets. Services like our daily meals empower widows to make a difference in their own lives while helping uplift communities in need. 

WHO THEY'RE IMPACTING

Vrindavan sits in one of India's largest states, Uttar Pradesh, but it also is one of the poorest. Lower caste individuals, as well as women and children, are the most vulnerable to economic disparities leaving millions of people without meals or resources, and often living in uncertain and threatening environments. 

42% of children under five years old are underweight and malnourished. 

Children suffer the greatest impact of poverty and malnourishment, and it is not uncommon for children to receive only one meal a day and small cups of milk as meal substitutes. Our daily meal services, provided by widows, ensure local children receive hearty meals to offset malnourishment and help parental resources go further. 
Not only that, when children no longer suffer hunger, they do better in school, giving them greater opportunities for a life outside of poverty. 

WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN

Daily meals provided by widows and distributed by our local community are a service effort specifically designed to support women and children in poverty and in need of additional resources. These efforts offset malnourishment and give women the opportunity to better provide for themselves and their families. 

42% of children under five years old are underweight and malnourished. 

Children suffer the greatest impact of poverty and malnourishment, and it is not uncommon for children to receive only one meal a day and small cups of milk as meal substitutes. Our daily meal services, provided by widows, ensure local children receive hearty meals to offset malnourishment and help parental resources go further. 
Not only that, when children no longer suffer hunger, they do better in school, giving them greater opportunities for a life outside of poverty.