Visit Us - AKFC is headquartered at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Sussex Drive in Ottawa. We open our doors for tours and events on a regular basis.
Get Involved - Do your part to end global poverty -- there are lots of ways you can support AKFC's work in Canada and overseas.
Our Work - For more than 30 years, AKFC has worked with Canada and Canadians to sustainably improve the quality of life of poor, marginalized communities in Asia and Africa.
March 6, 2015 - Women driving global change - International Women’s Day 2015
To mark International Women’s Day, Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) recognizes the women that drive global change – women like Dr. Khajira in Afghanistan.
February 27, 2015 - Bill Gates praises Canada's efforts to improve maternal and child health
Bill Gates recognized Canada’s contributions to improving maternal and child health worldwide at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Wednesday, and thanked Canadians for their continued support to the cause.
More than 200 people gathered in Nairobi, Kenya on February 12 to mark the official launch of the Institute for Human Development. The Institute is an initiative of Aga Khan University, and the wider Aga Khan Development Network, to expand and drive innovation in research and higher education, focused on human development.
January 21, 2015 - A landmark year for events!
2014 was a landmark year for AKFC, in no small part because of the events held in Ottawa and across the country! Thousands of Canadians learned more about international development issues by participating in over 30 events hosted by AKFC, many in partnership with other organizations. Here are some of the highlights.
January 14, 2015 - New program to train young women and men in Egypt
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced a new partnership between the Government of Canada and Aga Khan Foundation Canada to roll out a skills development program for youth in Aswan, Egypt. Red River College in Manitoba is also collaborating on the initiative, which aims to bolster youth employment.