Akshaya Trust provides financial assistance as well personal assistance in fulfilling the academic aspirations of the under privileged.  Education is sponsored from schooling to college. In addition, soft skill courses on attitude, time management, public speaking and goal setting are also conducted .

When these beneficiaries  grow up to be on their own, they give back what they received, through small installment or by helping another deserving  student. Mr. Gopalan says, when one person supports another, it would lead to a chain of growth, benefiting a larger number of people in the long run.