The Shimshal Trust
Shimshal is a small farming and herding community situated in the in the Karakoram Mountains of Northern Pakistan, near the border with China.
The Trust was established in 2002 by a small group of friends who had recently visited the village. It is a charitable trust registered with the Charities Commission. The Trust funds scholarships to help students with financial need and promising ability attend high school or university with a particular focus on girls and women.
Shimshal has been reprinted and now is available for purchase!
In 2000, Pam Henson took up a teaching position in Pakistan, in a village three days' walk from the nearest road and vastly...$30.00NZD
Our new website went live earlier this year: www.shimshaltrust.org.nz it is beautifully designed and contains some new features including more detail on our projects and the Trust itself ...