The Community of Portuguese Language Countries hosted at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat

AKDN / José Fernandes.

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Prince Rahim and Portuguese President meet in Lisbon

Prince Rahim and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon.

AKDN / Rui Ochoa

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Inauguration of NOVA University’s Westmont Hospitality Hall inspires hope for tourism

Westmont Hospitality Hall, a new home for the Westmont Institute of Tourism and Hospitality at NOVA University...

AKDN / Luis Catarino

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AKDN Portugal partners with Oeiras City Council to support Lusophone Africa in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Vice-President of the Oeiras Municipal Council, Mr. Francisco Rocha Gonçalves; Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau to...


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Translating coronavirus information for migrant communities in Lisbon

In Lisbon, AKF is working with government and volunteer translators to ensure that migrants residing there can...

AKF Portugal

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AKDN | Portugal

In my work I look at peoples from all environments – cities, rural urban areas, deserts, industrialised areas – and I look at how people live, and I ask myself, ‘How can we improve the living conditions of people in all these environments?’ And we learn, all the time, from all our contacts in all the cities we work with, and Portugal has set an example of a pluralist society, which is remarkable, which should be honoured, which should be recognised, which should be copied.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Porto, May 2019

Civil Society


Since 2004 the Urban Community Support Programme K’CIDADE has reached more than 600,000 people

Cultural Development

12th century

AKTC is collaborating on the conservation of a 12th-century settlement

Early Childhood Development


AKF’s ECD and education programmes have reached 95,000 people



Working with the Ministry of Education, AKF Portugal has reached around 600 schools across the country

Work and Enterprise


AKF has supported over 17,000 people in Portugal to improve their skills and access better employment opportunities

Working with Portuguese-speaking Countries


AKF’s work with multilateral and bilateral partners benefitted over 500,000 Mozambicans from 2001 to 2020

AKDN IN Portugal

How We Work