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India
AKDN activities span the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. They address a spectrum of development issues ranging from cultural restoration to education, financial inclusion to healthcare, agriculture and environment to civil society strengthening. These initiatives include 28 schools and educational centres, a 162-bed multi-specialty acute care hospital in Mumbai, a rural support programme that has benefited over 1 million people in five Indian states and the restoration of a World Heritage site in the nation’s capital.

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400,000 mothers
Poor breastfeeding practices lead to nearly 12% of all child deaths in rural Bihar in India. AKF has worked with 400,000 mothers in these marginalised communities, significantly improving infant and young child feeding practices. 
10,000 roofs
In the saline areas of Gujarat, India, where water is highly contaminated, AKF has built 10,000+ roof rainwater harvesting structures to help 40,000 women access potable drinking water. 
100+ years
The first Aga Khan School was founded in Mundra (Gujarat, India) in 1905. Several of the academic institutions of the Aga Khan Education Services in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh date back to the 19th century.