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:

A School for Deaf Children Stranded in Pakistan

Aniqa is a teacher working with deaf children from the Hushe Valley at a school in Skardu. She was recently invited to visit Bilbao by the Baltistan Fundazioa. While in Spain she made a presentation at a conference and gave an interview to the radio station Cadena SER. You can read more and find a link to the interview here...

 

Report from The Second Conference on Impetus for Edification (CIE-2016)

The Second Conference on Impetus for Edification-2016 (CIE-2016) was held to enhance, challenge, arouse and confirm youth aspiration and flair for the near future of the Hushe Valley. The one day congress offered a wonderful opportunity to gain knowledge, exchange ideas and notions, network and share experiences amongst the graduates of the community. It also mapped their desires and insights to develop a road map for the improvement of quality education in the region. Read a report from the conference here...

 
Plantation Day at Munawar Public School Machulo, 5th May, 2016

Munawar Public School Machulo recently organised a plantation day to improve the environment around the school. Staff and students worked together to plant 180 plants in the school grounds while the importance of preserving and protecting the natural environment was highlighted. Read more here...

Higher Education Grant Applications, 28th April, 2016

With the support of Baltistan Fundazioa, the Felix Foundation Baltistan has been promoting girls for higher education studies at distant universities. So far the foundation has awarded grants to over 50 students. Selection tests for a further 10 female students were held recently. Read more here...

Three day Beginner English Course, 20th April, 2016

As part of the Biscay Program, the Felix Foundation Baltistan, with the support of Baltistan Fundazioa, recently ran a three day English Beginner Course for women leaders in the Hushe Valley. The objective of the course was to foster local development. Read more here...

Approval of the Strategic Development Plan from the FFB board

Following a meeting held on 19th March, the FFB is pleased to announce that the Strategic Development Plan for the socio-economic development of the Hushe Valley, has been signed off by all the stakeholders. Read more here...