About Us


Established in 1980, AKFC is a registered Canadian charity and an agency of the worldwide Aga Khan Development Network, a group of development agencies with individual mandates that address social, economic and cultural dimensions of development. Active in 30 countries, these agencies share a mission to improve living conditions and opportunities for the poor, without regard to their faith, origin or gender.

AKFC is located at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, a secular facility that offers a centre for building relationships, enabling quiet diplomacy, and disseminating knowledge and information. >> Our Team

Our programs demonstrate that success is possible when poverty is tackled on multiple fronts, over the long-term, and with communities in charge. In Canada, we promote discussion and learning on international development issues, raise funds and build partnerships with Canadian institutions to support development. >> Our Work

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