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Felix Foundation Baltistan
News:
Ticker: |  2018-06-19 : SUMMER ACTIVITIES 2018 - A busy summer is planned for the FFB team!                    |  2018-04-23 : Alhamdulilah! The Foundation achieves a new milestone with the approval of the Munawar Higher Secondary School!                    |  2018-03-11 : FFB and BF will continue the next two year with the project of 'SHARBA SABAQ'                    |  2018-03-11 : Probitas Project will be working on health and disease prevention for the community                    |  2018-03-11 : BF got the approval from Aretxabaleta to construct two classrooms for Munawar Public School Machulo                    |  2018-03-11 : Vocational Centres are now operating in four communities in the Valley (Saling, Talis, Machulo and Hushe)                    
WELCOME TO THE FELIX FOUNDATION!

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.

Read more about what we do in the sections below:

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...
2018-04-22 15:37:45
Emergency response
When disaster strikes the FFB is ready to act, providing emergency aid, coordination and reconstruction.
2018-04-02 15:33:10
Gender equality
Great things happen when women are empowered and gender equality is a central tenet of the FFB's objectives.
2018-04-02 14:30:05
Health
The FFB is targetting health care in the valley as a major priority. A number of health projects are in progress.
2018-04-02 15:22:54
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.
2018-04-02 13:18:55
Agriculture
FFB provides training and education in agriculture and marketing to overcome subsistence living.
2018-04-02 13:05:50
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.
2018-04-02 12:40:29
Professional Development Centre (Machulo)
The FFB has built and is now running a Professional Development Centre in Machulo to complement the existing education system.
2018-04-02 09:23:19
School transport project
The FFB provides jeep transport for older students to continue their education in Khapulo.
2018-04-02 09:10:16
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.
2018-03-10 16:32:11
Support Baltistan Fundazioa, our Basque partner organisation! Use PayPal to buy a €50 education sponsorship voucher!
Contact us
2018-03-11 19:21:45

FFB events coming soon to the Hushe Valley...

As you'll see, we have some exciting events and courses planned for the next few months, we'll post the reports as they happen!

Grant advertisement - deadline 10th July, 2018
Summer 2018 - Grants available from the Felix Foundation, deadline for applications is 10th July 2018
2018-06-20 20:49:32
Planned activities, Summer 2018
The next couple of months will be a busy time for Kamal ud Din and the Felix team. Here is a list of our planned activities...
2018-06-21 17:25:36
Seven self-esteem workshops for Hushe Valley women
The FFB will soon be conducting seven self-esteem workshops for Hushe Valley women...
2018-04-28 15:53:01
BANOA Solidarity Group and BF volunteers will visit Pakistan this year!
A Banoa Solidarity Group accompanied by BF volunteers will visit Pakistan this year and travel to the Hushe Valley.
2018-04-28 15:52:47
Business support grants for women!
Business support for women will be provided by grants from FFB entrepreneurs.
2018-04-28 15:52:58
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.
2018-04-28 15:53:00
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.
2018-04-28 15:53:00
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.
2018-04-28 15:52:59
Sewing machine repair course in Machulo
We will be running a new sewing machine repair course in Machulo very soon!
2018-04-28 15:52:59
A new educational needs survey is planned!
The FFB plans to conduct a new comprehensive survey into the educational needs of the area.
2018-04-28 15:52:57
Hushe Valley Womens' Association executive to get management training!
The Hushe Valley Womens' Association executive members will get training in strengthening and steering the organisation.
2018-04-28 15:52:57

Latest news from the Felix Foundation Baltistan

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

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.
2018-03-10 20:31:24
Little Karim visits Spain
'Little' Karim, the famous Balti porter met Ronaldo during a recent visit to Europe!
2018-03-31 12:17:04
Success stories
Over the years we have helped a lot of valley people. Read about some of our success stories here...
2018-03-11 19:25:10
Construction of Munawar Higher Secondary School approved!
Alhamdulilah! The Foundation achieves a new milestone with the approval of the Munawar Higher Secondary School!
2018-04-23 21:51:44
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
2018-03-11 19:14:29
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
2018-03-11 19:20:41
Machine Repair Training Report
Shamshair Ali of the FFB chaired a meeting to discuss Machine Repair Training in the Valley.
2018-03-11 19:16:50
Stay at our Guest House in Machulo!
Stay or dine at our Guest House and Restaurant in the beautiful village of Machulo. All profits go towards funding our education projects. Contact Kamal (Tlf: 03554175675) or Hassan (Tlf: 03554176714) or via Facebook
2018-03-26 19:16:07
Support Baltistan Fundazioa, our Basque partner organisation! Use PayPal to buy a €50 education sponsorship voucher!
Contact us
2018-03-11 19:21:45
FFB's news archive
We're updating the website at the moment, but our previous news items are becoming available here...
2018-06-22 17:14:16
News from the Baltistan Fundazioa

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...

Government Model Primary School Balaygone
News from Balaygone School will be posted here...
2018-04-01 22:12:40
Mashabrum Public School Hushe
News about Mashabrum Public School Hushe will appear here...
2018-04-01 22:18:09
Amin Braq Public School Kande
News from Amin Braq Public School Kande will be posted here...
2018-04-01 22:24:48
Government Model Primary School Khadi Machulo
News about the Khadi Primary School in Machulo will appear here...
2018-04-01 22:29:19
Government Model Middle School Khane
News about Khane Middle School will be posted here...
2018-04-01 22:33:28
Government Model Primary School Marzigone
News about Marzigone School will be posted here...
2018-04-01 22:38:07
Munawar Public School Machulo
News about the Munawar Public School, Machulo will be posted here...
2018-04-01 22:44:03
Unique Public School Saling
News about the Unique Public School Saling will appear here...
2018-04-01 22:47:34
Government Model Middle School Talis
News about the Talis Middle School will appear here...
2018-04-01 22:52:19