What we do...

The Felix Foundation Baltistan (FFB) is a locally based, non-profit organisation working for the development of the people of the Hushe Valley in Baltistan, an isolated mountain region in northern Pakistan. Our aim is to improve the lives of the inhabitants of the valley. In cooperation with our Basque partner organisation, Baltistan Fundazioa (BF), we create, manage and finance community projects in, amongst others, Education, Agriculture, Ecotourism, Infrastructure, Health, Gender Equality and Disaster Relief.

About us...
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Read more about what we do in the sections below...

Contact us
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Support Baltistan Fundazioa, our Basque partner organisation! Use PayPal to buy a €50 education sponsorship voucher!
Our schools...
The Felix Foundation supports nine schools in the Hushe Valley, catering for 1,445 students - 626 boys, 747 girls and 72 orphans. Find out more about each of our schools here...
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Emergency response
When disaster strikes the FFB is ready to act, providing emergency aid, coordination and reconstruction.
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Gender equality
Great things happen when women are empowered and gender equality is a central tenet of the FFB's objectives.
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The FFB is targetting health care in the valley as a major priority. A number of health projects are in progress.
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Food processing projects
The Hushe Valley produces a rich apricot harvest every year. The FFB teaches how turn this bounty into a valuable income supplement.
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FFB provides training and education in agriculture and marketing to overcome subsistence living.
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Hydraulic infrastructure
Access to water is vital in the Hushe Valley. The FFB infrastructure team has been responsible for several pipeline, irrigation and drinking water projects.
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Professional Development Centre (Machulo)
The FFB has built and is now running a Professional Development Centre in Machulo to complement the existing education system.
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School transport project
The FFB provides jeep transport for older students to continue their education in Khapulo.
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Mountaineering School
The origins of the Felix Baltistan Foundation are inextricably bound to the mountains of the Karakoram and the mountaineers, local and international, who come to challenge them.
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Latest news from the Felix Foundation Baltistan

Read some of the latest news from The Felix Foundation Baltistan (FFB) here:

Little Karim visits Spain
'Little' Karim, the famous Balti porter met Ronaldo during a recent visit to Europe!
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Success stories
Over the years we have helped a lot of valley people. Read about some of our success stories here...
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Construction of Munawar Higher Secondary School approved!
Alhamdulilah! The Foundation achieves a new milestone with the approval of the Munawar Higher Secondary School!
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1st Meeting Minutes of Members of Hushe Valley Women Association
The first meeting of the Hushe Valley Women's Association was held on February 12th, 2018
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Report on the WiFi network in the Vocational Centre
Shamshair Ali has been actively working to get a WiFi network installed in the Vocational Training Centre
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Machine Repair Training Report
Shamshair Ali of the FFB chaired a meeting to discuss Machine Repair Training in the Valley.
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Support Baltistan Fundazioa, our Basque partner organisation! Use PayPal to buy a €50 education sponsorship voucher!
Contact us
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FFB's news archive
We're updating the website at the moment, but our previous news items are becoming available here...
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Events, courses and more - what we have been supporting in the Hushe Valley...

Seven self-esteem workshops for Hushe Valley women
The FFB will soon be conducting seven self-esteem workshops for Hushe Valley women...
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Beauty Parlor and Fashion Design
"Beauty Parlor" courses are being prepared. These will offer experience sharing, shampoo making and fashion design training. Courses will be held in Skardu and Machulo.
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Computer and internet training for women in Machulo
More computer and internet training for the women in Machulo will take place shortly at FFB's Vocation Training Centre, Machulo.
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Sewing machine repair course in Machulo
We will be running a new sewing machine repair course in Machulo very soon!
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Two new sewing courses at the Machulo and Hushe VTCs
The FFB is planning to hold two more sewing courses at its Machulo and Hushe vocational training centres.
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English Beginner Course
The FFB runs an English Beginner Course to foster local development through the participation of women leaders
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The Second Conference on Impetus for Edification (CIE-2016)
The 2nd Annual Educational Conference on Impetus for Edification-2016 (CIE-2016) was held to inflate, provoke, arouse and measure young people's aspirations for the near future of Hushe Valley...
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Funding for Two Girls to Study Agriculture
Sponsorships for agriculture and diet!
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Computer Literacy Courses for Girls
Now girls need to be computer literate too!
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Adult Literacy Centres for Women
Huge benefits result when women can read and write!
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Teacher Training Phase II for Hushe Valley Teachers
The FFB ran Phase II of its teacher training program for teachers from all over the Hushe Valley...
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Three-year socio-economic development plan approved
Approval gained for the three-year socio-economic development plan.
2016-03-19 14:30:23
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