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.
December 10, 2014 - The Fellowship for International Development Reporting
The Fellowship for International Development Reporting encourages journalists to push the boundaries of daily foreign coverage – which is often focused on disaster or crisis – and set new standards for reporting on the developing world. Fellowship recipients are provided with $25,000 to undertake a substantial reporting project which helps Canadians develop a greater understanding of the complex issues facing the developing world.
Join renowned humanitarian experts on December 4 and 5 as they discuss Canada’s contributions to disaster risk management, the three phases of crisis response (relief, recovery and reconstruction) and the future of humanitarian action at the second annual Canadian Humanitarian Conference.
November 20, 2014 - Bangladesh’s children hold the future in their hands
In honour of Universal Children’s Day – the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – browse AKFC’s newest photo gallery and learn more about early childhood development in Bangladesh.
November 19, 2014 - Learning about global development just became a lot more personal
Are you looking for a dynamic speaker to inform and motivate your audience about global issues and international development? Do you want to learn more about how people from across the country are contributing to reducing global poverty and find out what you can do too?
November 17, 2014 - Apply now to be an International Youth Fellow with AKFC
AKFC is searching for up to 25 individuals who can demonstrate a commitment to international development, are driven by the desire to make a meaningful change in the world, and are ready to apply their skills and experience to a challenging overseas internship.
October 28, 2014 - AKFC’s Fellowship alumni take on exciting new challenges
AKFC is pleased to share the news that one of our former International Youth Fellows has been named the Toronto Star’s inaugural work and wealth reporter.
October 27, 2014 - Call for Proposals – Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa
AKFC is pleased to announce a call for research proposals under the Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa (SESEA) Project.
October 20, 2014 - Educating girls and boys in Mali
AKFC is pleased to announce partnership in a new program to improve education for 58,000 boys and girls in Mali. The partnership is led by Plan International, in collaboration with AKFC, Save the Children, and World Vision.
October 16, 2014 - Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: Sowing the Seeds of Food Security
For most Canadians, a healthy, delicious meal is only as far away as the grocery store. But for millions of people around the world, food security is a daily challenge.
October 8, 2014 - Together we are Saving Brains
Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is pleased to join the Saving Brains Grand Challenge, a global partnership that supports early development for children in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world.