The fellowship

The Fellowship is a non-profit organization which pursues «objectives of social solidarity in the fields of health, welfare and education, in favour of mountain people, and of women and children in particular, who live in deprived areas without any form of assistance» (Art. 2 of the Fellowship Charter).

The Fellowship supports medical services and the administration of the Lorenzo Mazzoleni Dispensary of Askóle, runs medical training courses for the people in the Upper Braldo Valley as well as educational schemes to increase awareness of health and welfare conditions.

The Fellowship operates under the approval of the government agencies based in the Health District of Skardu that have jurisdiction in the area of Askóle and in connection with the Lorenzo Mazzoleni Foundation in Skardu.