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.

June 30, 2015 - How are Canadians making a difference? Find out right here, right now.

In honour of Canada Day, celebrate how Canadians are improving lives around the world. Start by exploring Together: An exhibition on global development.


June 5, 2015 - AKFC and CAJ launch second cycle for Fellowship for International Development Reporting

AKFC and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce the second call for applications for the Fellowship for International Development Reporting. The program provides $25,000 in funding to journalists who propose in-depth reporting projects on the developing world.


May 28, 2015 - AKFC hosts Doors Open at The Delegation on June 6

AKFC is pleased to announce that it will host Doors Open at The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Stop by for a tour of the building, or to explore our new interactive exhibit on global development. Have a chat with one of our staff about the work that we do in Canada and overseas, or peruse our photo gallery to learn more about some of our food security and education projects.


May 25, 2015 - The Aga Khan Park opens in Toronto; the Ismaili Imamat and Ontario sign historic agreement

The Aga Khan Park was inaugurated this week in Toronto by Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne, in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan. The new public park is intended to be a contemplative, connective space for visitors.


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.

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