AKDN India - AKDN
The AKU Centre in Nairobi is a model for sustainable high-rise development with unique spaces designed to nourish the learning experience.

Greening the places where we live and work

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AKDN achieves IFC EDGE green building pre-certification

Architectural rendering of the Aga Hall Estate, which will be constructed per the AKDN Green Building Guidelin...

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E-SCHOOL FOR PRESCHOOL: CHANGING THE FACE OF EDUCATION

“Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love and send them forth in freedom”. – Rudolf Steiner

AKDN / Mansi Midha

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Nizamuddin Basti wins UNESCO Awards for Excellence and Sustainability

Nizamuddin, Delhi: Interior of Chausath Khamba after conservation by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. The tomb ...

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Sabz Burj: 500-year-old mausoleum renovated in the heart of Delhi

Sabz Burj after restoration with Humayun's Tomb in the background.

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AKDN | India

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1905

AKDN has worked in India since 1905.

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2.3 million

AKF’s early childhood development programmes reach almost 2.3 million children in India.

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170,000

AKDN agencies have helped build over 170,000 sanitation units in India.

Here, many cultures have maintained their distinct identities while combining and co-operating to create something even greater, the dynamic and vibrant India of the modern world. This is also a country where the struggle for social justice and improved quality of life has made tremendous strides over many decades through the continuous efforts of governments and civil society.

His Highness the Aga Khan
New Delhi, November 2004

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Agriculture and Food Security

1.6 million

The Aga Khan Foundation’s (AKF's) support for marginalised rural communities directly benefits almost 1.6 million people

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Civil Society

11,900

AKF supported 11,900 civil society organisations in 2020

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Cultural Development

2 million

Humayun’s Tomb attracts two million visitors each year

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Disaster Preparedness and Response

50,000

AKAH’s school and hostel safety programmes have reached over 50,000 students and staff

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Early Childhood Development

1.8 million

AKF’s ECD programmes reach almost 2.3 million children in India

Community Based Savings Groups (CBSGs) in India are self-managed groups that provide their members access to basic financial services. AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray

Economic Development

5,000

AKF has established more than 5,000 self-help groups to increase financial inclusion

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Education

65,500

AKES schools in India have educated over 65,500 children

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Health

400,000

AKF’s infant feeding practices programme reached 400,000 mothers in Bihar over three years

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Habitat

170,000

AKDN agencies have helped build over 170,000 sanitation units in India

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