In this photo, LifeSpring Hospitals CEO, Anant Kumar, stands proudly by a sign listing LifeSpring’s twelve Hyderabad hospital locations. LifeSpring opened up its first flagship hospital in Hyderabad in 2005, and has since operationalized 8 hospitals in the city. By the end of June, LifeSpring will have opened four more new units. This year, because of the efforts of Anant and the LifeSpring team, the hospital chain brought approximately 4,000 new lives into the world, serving a market of families that on average earn between $2-$5 per day.
This photo was taken last week at LifeSpring’s second new hospital opening of the month. The hospital will provide a safe, clean and affordable place for expecting mothers to give birth in Amberpet, Hyderabad, India.
Manasa Tanuku is a Portfolio Associate in Acumen Fund’s India office.
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