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.
To mark International Women’s Day, see how Canada and the Aga Khan Development Network are working together to improve the health of women and children in Northern Afghanistan.
February 28, 2014 - New opportunities for more than a million people in Asia and Africa
His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a joint initiative that will see $100 million invested to improve the quality of life for more than a million people living in Asia and Africa.
February 27, 2014 – PM and His Highness the Aga Khan sign Protocol of Understanding
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Highness the Aga Khan signed a Protocol of Understanding, solidifying the important partnership that Canada has developed with the Aga Khan and his institutions over many years.
February 7, 2014 - Announcement from the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister’s Officer issued a press release today to announce His Highness the Aga Khan’s official visit to Canada at the end of February, which will include an historic address to Parliament.
February 2, 2014 - AKFC celebrates International Development Week
Canadians across the country are celebrating International Development Week 2014. This year, AKFC is also celebrating the 25th anniversary of our International Youth Fellowship. Since it began in 1989, the program has given more than 400 bright young Canadians the opportunity to work overseas to with our partners organizations in areas such as health, education, microfinance, and journalism.
November 21, 2013 - Cultivating Food Security | In conversation with Elisabeth Rasmusson
Ms. Elisabeth Rasmusson, Assistant Executive Director of the World Food Programme, held a conversation on topics from the current humanitarian crises in the Philippines and Syria, to future prospects for eradicating hunger as part of the post-2015 development agenda.
Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in collaboration with Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) held the 2013 University Seminar Series: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in the Developing World, October 20 – November 8, 2013.
September 24, 2013 - Reporting Without a Parachute: Reflections from a ‘Post-War Correspondent’
In autumn 2013, award-winning photojournalist Marc Ellison traveled across Canada to share his experiences reporting the stories of former child soldiers in Uganda. Reporting Without a Parachute: Reflections from a Post-War Correspondent was the inaugural AKFC Journalism & Development Lecture, co-presented with our partners at six journalism schools across the country.