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Working philosophy

The BF believes in a development model in which:

  • The people of the valley are active agents in their own development. Our policy is to encourage the participation of all.
  • The priority target is the most disadvantaged, with a focus on the women.
  • The target population gains the resources and tools to improve healthcare, education and food production.
  • Projects are specialised in order to improve efficiency.
  • Development is sustainable and environmentally friendly.
  • Projects should not be established for their own benefit.

The purpose of BF is the local development and the improvement of quality of life of the population of the Hushe Valley in Baltistan

  • BF helps to fulfil its mission through:
  • The design and implementation of development projects in Baltistan.
  • Raising awareness in The Basque Country
  • The targeted population are those people in need in the Hushe Valley.

The values of BF are:

  • Respect for the environment.
  • The target population are the agents of their own development.
  • Promoting the empowerment of women.
  • Specialisation within the comprehensive development plan.