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.

January 17, 2017 - Your journey starts here: Information sessions for the International Youth Fellowship Program

For 28 years, Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s International Youth Fellowship Program has brought the best of Canada to the world to change people’s lives for the better. The Fellowship offers an international development training program and an eight-month overseas placement to recent university graduates and young professionals who are 30 years of age or younger.

Find out how you can join us in making a difference in the world. We will be hosting two online information sessions for our 2017 International Youth Fellowship Program.

December 8, 2016 - Giving a gift of empowerment

Holidays are a time of giving, to be shared with family and friends. But in Ghiramara, a rural village in Bangladesh, strong family ties bond the community together throughout the year. In this village, parents and grandparents go above and beyond to craft a brighter future for their children – literally!

Aga Khan Foundation Canada supports programs designed to educate families on parenting skills, nutrition, and hygiene, and to encourage parents – both fathers and mothers – to play an active role in their child’s development. Sometimes, that means putting local crafting skills to good use.

December 8, 2016 - $50,000 for the best in global development journalism

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are thrilled to announce two new recipients of the Fellowship for International Development Reporting. Journalists Frédérick Lavoie and Jennifer Yang will each receive $25,000 to report on critical global issues.

December 7, 2016 - Inspiring Hope. Syria: A Living History at the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Let the rich artistic traditions of Syria inspire you this holiday season. From now until February 26, 2017, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto brings together artifacts and artworks that reveal another side of a country seen today through stories of conflict, destruction and human suffering.

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