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.

May 15, 2015 - AKFC and CAJ co-host keynote address by award-winning journalist Chika Oduah

AKFC is pleased to announce that award-winning Nigerian-American journalist Chika Oduah will make a keynote address at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) next month.


April 27, 2015 - Minister Paradis attends launch of Together: An exhibition on global development

The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer of AKFC, participated in the official launch of Together: An Exhibition on Global Development at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa.


April 22, 2015 - One truck can take Canadians on a trip around the world: The Together exhibition launches in Ottawa

Together: An exhibition on global development is an interactive, bilingual experience for all ages, highlighting Canadian contributions to improving the lives of people around the world. The Together truck is driving change across Canada – and Ottawa is the first stop on the tour.


March 25, 2015 - AKFC and the CAJ announce two inaugural International Development Reporting Fellows

The developing world’s stories are waiting – and two journalists will soon be bringing them home to Canadians.


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.


February 13, 2015 - Aga Khan University launches Institute for Human Development, with Canadian Support

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.

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