We are extremely proud to announce the completion of the first pilot for “High Altitude Cook training in Health and Hygiene” in collaboration with the Serena Shigar Fort. Fida Hussain Shigri who took care of us on the “Sustain Baltoro 2015” clean-up expedition is the first HAC to complete the training. We would like to thank our wonderful partner in this great initiative – the lovely Sarwat Majeed, Senior Manager, Serena Shigar Fort and his trainer Ali Mohammad.
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Different faiths are officially weighing in on the need for climate change mitigation. Major religions of the world are in agreement on the common threats posed by climate change. The Islamic Declaration on Climate, Buddhist Declaration on climate change, Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis and Pope Francis’s papal encyclical letter all urge their followers to be aware of and combat climate change. Read more here: http://t.co/QUwbHEMgbZ
Qambar Ali has offically been presumed dead after being missing for several days. Our hearts are heavy as we write about the death of our friend and beneficiary from Khanne Village and its implications for better recognition of our High Altitude Porters and their problems. Read more at: http://www.dawn.com/news/1197918 Qamabar Ali, Last seen on Urducas Camp- June 2015 Photo: Hanniah Tariq, HASP 2015.