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.

April 2, 2014 - Joining Hands for Mothers and Children

AKFC’s Neelam Merchant recently traveled to Tanzania to visit our maternal, newborn and child health program in rural parts of the country. She shared her story with the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Heath. 


March 6, 2014 - Improving the health of women and children in Northern Afghanistan

To mark International Women’s Day, see how Canada and the Aga Khan Development Network are working together to improve the health of women and children in Northern Afghanistan.


February 28, 2014 - New opportunities for more than a million people in Asia and Africa

His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a joint initiative that will see $100 million invested to improve the quality of life for more than a million people living in Asia and Africa.


February 27, 2014 – PM and His Highness the Aga Khan sign Protocol of Understanding

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Highness the Aga Khan signed a Protocol of Understanding, solidifying the important partnership that Canada has developed with the Aga Khan and his institutions over many years.


February 7, 2014 -  Announcement from the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister’s Officer issued a press release today to announce His Highness the Aga Khan’s official visit to Canada at the end of February, which will include an historic address to Parliament.


February 2, 2014 - AKFC celebrates International Development Week

Canadians across the country are celebrating International Development Week 2014. This year, AKFC is also celebrating the 25th anniversary of our International Youth Fellowship. Since it began in 1989, the program has given more than 400 bright young Canadians the opportunity to work overseas to with our partners organizations in areas such as health, education, microfinance, and journalism.

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