Cuddles Foundation believes that a well-nourished child fights cancer better. It provides food and nutrition to every child suffering from cancer. It Read morealso offers counselling and support to caregivers. It works on a capacity-building model by partnering with Government and charitable hospitals and allotting Nutritionists for necessary support on special diets for cancer patients. It has received accolades and awards which include the President’s Award for National Child Welfare for 2015-16, United Nations Global Compact and Akshaya Patra Foundation ‘Nourish The Change’, ICICI Women’s Advantage / Achievers, AIESEC Youth Leadership, SPO India Emerging NGO and Special Jury Award at the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019. Ms. Purnota Dutta Bahl, Founder & CEO, Cuddles Foundation was on the hot seat at Kaun Banega Crorepati's special episode on Karamveer (changemakers) for their relentless humanitarian work.
- Food & Nutrition
- Health & Family Welfare
- Vocational Training
Cuddles Foundation’s FoodHeals programme helped more than 12,900 children fight cancer working in more than 30 hospitals across 12 plus States of India.
Nutritional Counselling and Diet Planning
This programme tracks the child’s level of malnourishment and medical condition with the help of the Cuddles FoodHeals App. It evaluates calorie deficiency and accordingly plans the diet while regularly monitoring it.
Free Food and Supplements
It provides a wide range of balanced diets which includes fruits, dry fruits, eggs, ghee, lassi, milkshake and other nutritional supplements like Treptin, Pediasure & Pediagold to the affected children.
In order to reduce treatment dropout, it provides ration supplies for one month to a family of three members.
It provides necessary counselling and emotional support to the caregivers by helping form support groups to talk about nutrition and hygiene and guiding them on cooking nutritious meals after the patient has been cured and discharged.
It provides research support to Doctors on paediatric oncology and nutrition besides conducting nutritional fellowship programmes for nutritionists.
Supplied nutritional supplementsYear-wise Metrics
- 2020 27363
- 2021 28441
- 2022 50000
Supplied in meals for children and caregiversYear-wise Metrics
- 2020 371371
- 2021 266361
- 2022 693000
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West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi
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