The Friends of Lorenzo Fellowship

The Fellowship is a non-profit-making organisation which pursues «objectives of social solidarity in the fields of health, welfare and education, in favour of the mountain population, and in particular of the women and children, who live in a deprived environment without any forms of assistance» (Art. 2 of the Fellowship Statute).

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

The Fellowship operates under the approval of the government agencies in the Health District of Skardu that are responsible for the area of Askóle and in connection with Lorenzo Mazzoleni Foundation in Skardu.