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.

Grant for Students to receive Higher Education

This grant is for students to receive education at Higher Level. The majority of seats are reserved for female students who have passed their 10th grade with good marks but male students may also apply.

Applications should be sent to Kamal ud Din at the Felix Foundation Baltistan, District Ghanche Machulo.

Applications should be handwritten and include the student's latest mark sheet, a passport sized photograph and a NIC copy (if available). Please include a contact number so that eligible applicants can be called in for assessment.

Last date to submit an application is 8th September 2017

Stay at our Guest House in Machulo!

Come and stay or eat at our Guest House and Restaurant in the beautiful village of Machulo. Opening again on May 1st, the guest house is a great place to relax and recharge your batteries in between trips to view the spectacular sites of the Hushe Valley. All profits from the guest house go towards funding our education projects. For more information contact Kamal (Tlf: 03554175675) or Hassan (Tlf: 03554176714) or via Facebook

Donate to educate!

Donating 50 EUROS can educate a girl in the Hushe Valley

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News from the Foundation:

Right to Quality Education 2017

This conference was help to promote the value of higher education for girls to their parents and to motivate students to go for higher education.


The Felix Foundation Baltistan successfully organised a one-day seminar on the "Right to Quality Education" in the Hushe Valley. Parents, community leaders, renowned motivational speakers, scholars, poets and teachers participated in the event.

Thank you to Ehsan Ali Danish, Shahid hussain Abadi, Molana Mohsin, Shaikh Abdul Karim, Ghulam Haider and the Education Department Ghanche along with all the volunteers from the Hushe Valley.


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...

Aims of Content and Pedagogy Training for Hushe Valley Teachers

The aims of Content based Training is to enable the teachers reflect upon their competencies, keep them up to date, and develop their content based knowledge further. Read more here...

Teacher Training Phase II for Hushe Valley Teachers

Phase II teacher training - achievements, challenges and recommendations following the recent training course. Read more here...

Progress Report of Education (2015 - 16)

The Progress Report of Education for 2015 to 2016 has been compiled by Kamal ud Din, Project Manager for Education. The report contains a complete overview of the work done by the FFB in connection with funding, education, teacher training and related projects for the last year. Read the report 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. Read the conference report 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...