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August 2020-Present

Nourishing Schools Foundation is incorporated as a public charity under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3).

03/08/2020

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October 2016-Present

Nourishing Schools Foundation is incorporated as a Section 8 Company under the Companies Act 2013. The Nourishing Schools programme is rolled out across several states in India.

01/10/2016

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June 2016

Launch of the Nourishing Schools toolkit with 20 schools in the Golaghat district of Assam in partnership with Ashoka Fellow Deep Jyoti Sonu Brahma’s organisation Farm2Food Foundation.

01/06/2016

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January 2016

Development of Mid Day Meal for Nutrition component for the Nourishing Schools toolkit with Akshaya Patra, UNICEF and the Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka. Ashoka is invited by the Government of Rajasthan to roll out the Nourishing Schools programme in over 1400 schools in the state.

01/01/2016

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November 2015

Launch of Nourishing Schools baseline study in 20 schools in the Golaghat district of Assam in partnership with Ashoka Fellow Deep Jyoti Sonu Brahma’s organisation Farm2Food Foundation.

01/11/2015

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July 2015

Launch of the Nourishing Schools toolkit with 14 pilot schools in Pune, Satara, Sangli in Maharashtra, in partnership with Lend-A-Hand India.

01/07/2015

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April 2015

Ashoka conducts a 48-hour Cookathon in Bangalore, India in partnership with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to develop nutritious mid day meal recipes costing less than INR 5 per child per day

01/04/2015

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January 2015-March 2015

Development of components for the Nourishing Schools toolkit such as Community for Nutrition.

01/01/2015

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December 2014

Launch of Nourishing Schools baseline study in 5 pilot schools in the Pune district of Maharashtra in partnership with Ashoka Fellow Sunanda Mane’s organisation Lend-A-Hand India. Development of Curriculum for Nutrition component for the Nourishing Schools toolkit.

01/12/2014

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September 2014

Launch of Nourishing Schools baseline survey in 9 pilot schools in the Satara and Sangli districts of Maharashtra in partnership with Ashoka Fellow Sunanda Mane’s organisation Lend-A-Hand India.

01/09/2014

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September 2013 - August 2014

Development of components for the Nourishing Schools toolkit such as Data for Nutrition, Content for Nutrition and Design for Nutrition.

01/09/2013

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August 2013

Ashoka Nutrition Co-Creation Workshop in Bangalore, India with Ashoka Fellows and other stakeholders. Discussions at the workshop contribute to the development of the Nourishing Schools programme

01/08/2013

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July 2013

Rollout of survey of over 1000 households in rural Orissa, with support from Ashoka Fellow Bibhu Mohanty, to understand the primary causes of undernutrition and identify potential solutions.

01/07/2013

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January 2013

Rollout of survey of over 2900 households in rural Karnataka, with support from Ashoka Fellow Dr. H. Sudarshan Karnataka, to understand the primary causes of undernutrition and identify potential solutions.

01/01/2013

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June 2012

Nutrition Meeting with Ashoka Fellows in Ananthapur to discuss how we can work together to tackle malnutrition

01/06/2012

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May 2012

Ashoka completes mapping of over 60 leading institutions and entrepreneurs across India to identify sector-tipping principles in health. Nutrition is selected as a focus area for the programme.

01/05/2012

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September 2011

Ashoka begins partnership with Swiss Re Foundation to map innovations in health and to identify system-changing solutions.

01/09/2011