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.

November 20, 2015 - Building a strong foundation for every child

25 years ago, the world made a promise to help all children reach their full potential – to protect and promote their rights, to help them learn and grow, and to make their voices heard. The Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in 1989 and is honoured on November 20 of each year. This Universal Children’s Day, join AKFC in celebrating every child’s right to survive and thrive.

November 3, 2015 - Become an International Youth Fellow with AKFC

AKFC is searching for 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 7, 2015 - Five surprising facts about global nutrition

Good nutrition is fundamental to human development. Yet, poor-quality diets, insufficient care for mothers and children, lack of access to basic health services, and unsanitary, unhealthy environments challenge our world’s ability to fight malnutrition. It’s a global problem. But together, we can raise awareness and find new solutions to tackle malnutrition. Here are five surprising facts to help you start the conversation.

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How is technology saving lives?

Technology Tanzania Texting

Access to essential health services. The ability to share and learn from a distance. Farming advice and agriculture training. These are three very different aspects of human life, but each one can be enhanced or delivered through technology.


Aga Khan Development Network

akdnAKFC is an agency of the worldwide Aga Khan Development Network, a group of agencies that share a mission to improve living conditions for the poor, without regard to their faith, origin or gender.

World Partnership Walk

walkThe World Partnership Walk is Canada’s largest annual event dedicated to increasing awareness and raising funds to fight global poverty.

World Partnership Golf

golfWorld Partnership Golf is a fun and engaging way to take a swing at global poverty.