Pakistan

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Pakistan
AKDN's activities in Pakistan include large-scale rural development; health, education and civil society programmes; microfinance services; major national and international institutions in banking and insurance; the provision of tertiary medical and in-service nursing education at the Aga Khan University in Karachi; services and innovations aimed at improving the built environment, particularly housing design and construction, village planning, natural hazard mitigation, and clean water supply and sanitation; and the restoration of historic forts and landmark buildings in Gilgit-Baltistan and of Mughal era monuments in Lahore.

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50%
In Chitral, Pakistan, AKDN has helped remote communities to construct mini-hydropower plants that provide electricity for 50% of the province's homes, schools and businesses.
100 million trees
AKDN has planted 100 million trees in Pakistan through programmes that address deforestation, transform degraded environments into productive green spaces, and mitigate the effects of climate change.
350+ monuments
Since it was founded, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has restored and rehabilitated over 350 monuments and historic sites. It has also received 13 UNESCO heritage awards for excellence in restoration.