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PROJECTS

Past projects (since 2000) and future projects  Note: At the time of press the £ denotes Sterling, all other figures are rupees currently around £1=165 rupees but has been as low as 115 in earlier years. Currently around 130 +/- … Continue reading

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August 2013

New Flood Damage Appeal Disaster has again struck Chitral and the Kalash valleys. Floods have ravaged the village of Reshun in Upper Chitral and the Kalash valley of Rumbur. The infrastructure in the whole area has been severely damaged. Now … Continue reading

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July 2013

An extra short newsletter with nothing but good news. Firstly, that relating to Peter Meadows our Chairman and his wife Azra. Pakistan Society Annual Award Peter Meadows (Chairman, HKCA) and Azra Meadows (Trustee, HKCA) were jointly awarded the Pakistan Society … Continue reading

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History of Education in the Kalash Valleys

When I first arrived in the valleys there were only government Muslim schools, to which a few Kalash children went, with very few progressing beyond the 8th or 10th grade. Shakil Durrani, former DC of Chitral, who then became Culture … Continue reading

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Finnish Government

I am indebted to the Finnish Government for all their assistance during this last decade and a half. Not only for funding projects, but for valuable advice and for being a member of the Kalash Committee in Islamabad which helped … 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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Life in Pakistan Today

By Faheem Badshah We read over here of costs in the UK going up with VAT increases and the like. Here in Pakistan our rate of inflation is eye-watering and makes yours in the UK seem insignificant. For several years … Continue reading

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April 2011

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It is amazing how quickly time seems to pass and disasters fade into the background. We thought that a report Maureen Lines did on the food distribution programme and her project for future flood prevention and the building of a … Continue reading

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Newsletter March 2011

March 2011 Newsletter

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