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.

August 21, 2015 - AKFC and Government of Canada announce a four-country strategy to improve health

AKFC is pleased to announce a new $31-million program to improve the health of families in some of the most vulnerable parts of the developing world.


August 12, 2015 – New opportunities for a new generation in northern Pakistan

In honour of International Youth Day, learn how AKFC is empowering youth in the remote community of Garam Chasma in northern Pakistan.


July 30, 2015 - AKFC is recruiting dynamic, passionate individuals to be part of our volunteer Speaker Bureau

The Speaker Bureau is a group of dedicated volunteers from across Canada that promotes discussion and learning on global issues and inspires Canadians to get involved in international development.


July 8, 2015 - University of Central Asia signs milestone Curriculum Development Agreement with Seneca College

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and Seneca College in Toronto are partnering to prepare students in Kyrgyz Republic for their first year of university.


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 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.


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.

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