Monthly Archives: January 2012

Birir School Project

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For a number of years both the Kalash and Muslim communities in Birir have requested that they should have their own High School in Birir. The only High School in the valleys is in Bumburet. Fathers do not like their … Continue reading

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List of completed projects

S.No YEAR Project Name Amount (In Pak Rs:) Funded By Location 52 2008-09 Retaining Wall Project 21,56,000 Govt. of Pakistan Birir 51 2008 HKCA MEDICAL PROJECT 5,91,900 HKCA UK Three Kalash Valleys 50 2007-08 Medical Project 16,95,200 Finnish Govt. For … Continue reading

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November 2010 Newsletter

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The Kalasha Mountain People of the Hindu Kush

By Mytte Fentz, with architectural research and drawings by John Harrison. Published by Rhodos, Denmark (www.rhodos.dk). ISBN 8772459743. 498 kroner (approx £50 plus postage.) Mytte Fentz has written the definitive book on the Kalasha. The publishers and the author are … Continue reading

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From Disaster to Catastrophe

From Disaster to Catastrophe by Maureen Lines The author has lived part of the year since 1986 and almost the entire year since 1993 in Pakistan mainly in the Kalash Valleys of the North West Frontier Province. This book reflects … Continue reading

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The Nameer Gul Fund

This child was taken to hospital suffering from dehydration. Cost: approx £5

Of all our activities, the Special Medical Cases project is the one that has always been closest to our Project Directors heart. When Maureen Lines first started working in the Kalash Valleys, she did not have the benefit of a … Continue reading

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Dispensary Project

Background    About 80% of all the funds raised by HKCA go into the running of our medical project. For example it funds the jeep/ambulance which is the only form of transport for sick people in the valleys. It funds the … Continue reading

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Medical Project

MEDICAL PROJECT URGENT APPEAL Our Medical Project, detailed below, has just completed it first very successful FULL year of operation. This has involved expanding our dispensaries to five in number and fully stocking them with medicines. However these medicines will … Continue reading

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Trustees Annual Report 2010 – 2011

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1. Trustees Mary Brooke, Nigel Brooke, John Brown CBE, Keith Howman OBE President, Azra Meadows OBE, Peter Meadows SQA Chairman and Rupert Wright. In the meantime, Dr John Earle MBE a retired medical doctor with charity experience in Afghanistan and … Continue reading

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