Association of KOICA Fellows in Sri Lanka (AKOFE) was formed in 1999, by a group of senior public servants who had participated important training courses offered by KOICA. They were highly impressed with the “Korean Development Model” and “Human Resources Development Activity Plans” of Korea and though of establishing an Association to continue effective working relationships with Korea.

AKOFE was formed as the second one among the recipient countries, with the blessings and guidance of the H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka , Resident Representative of KOICA in Sri Lanka and KOICA Head Quarters in Seoul. AKOFE implements various community development projects throughout island in association with KOICA with the view to enhance living standards of people.