Welcome to the Felix Foundation Baltistan

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. In cooperation with its Basque partner organisation, Baltistan Fundazioa (BF), the FFB finances projects in Education, Agriculture, Ecotourism, Infrastructure, Health and Gender Equality.

News from the Foundation:

Munawar Public School wins 3rd place in All Ghanche NAAT competion!

Iftikhar Mehdi, a student in Class 6 at Munawar Public School, Machulo took part in the district level All Ghanche NAAT competition. His brilliant performance won him third place and a shield of honour, competing against students from 27 Medium Public Schools in the Ghanche District. Read more here...

Leadership & Management Workshop for School Principals at the PDCN

The FFB and its Spanish counterpart, work to improve education in the Hushe Valley through diverse activities. A two week workshop was held to improve the professional competence of school principals and teachers. It was sponsored by the Biscay Project and managed by FFB. Read a report from the workshop here...

Inauguration of the Teacher Training Centre, Machulo.

One of FFB's long term projects has been the creation of a dedicated Teacher Training Centre in the Hushe Valley. On April 3rd the centre was officially opened by the Respectable Syed Muhammad. The Centre will provide the valley's teachers with on-the-doorstep training in teaching techniques, computing and other skills... read more...

23rd March - 'Pakistan Resolution Day' at Munawar Public School

To celebrate 'Pakistan Resolution Day' on March 23rd and to improve cooperation throughout the Hushe Valley, FFB organised a speech making competition for all the local schools. The competition was held at the Munawar Public School... read more...

Pedagogical Skill Training For Hushe Valley FFB Teachers

The FFB organised a 10 day intensive teacher training course for 23 teachers from the Hushe Valley at the Aga Khan University's Professional Development Center in North Gilgit... read more...

Professional Development Center, Machulo - Current status

Baltistan Fondazoa approved a proposal to develop a unique building in the Hushe Valley with the aim to keep alive traditional architecture. The result was a Professional Development Center in the village of Machulo... more...

Winter Tuition Centers
A step forward for FFB

The Hushe Valley, one of the world's lost valleys, is quite unique. But Pakistan's education authorities will not implement winter education policies due to the unpredictable weather. FFB has provided heating and financial support to allow schools to open in the winter so that students can prepare for their final exams...read more...

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