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.

February 2-6, 2015 - AKFC International Development Quiz

Test your knowledge of international development issues by taking the AKFC International Development Week Quiz.


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. 


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.


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.

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