Education as leverage for the survival of the Kalasha culture

This initiative is closed. It was realized by Howest before the Howest Foundation was set up. We show this project on this website as one of many examples of the corporate social responsability initiatives Howest University College already supported in recent years.

In the fall of 2006, Eva Naudts, a Bachelor student of Elementary Education, traveled to the tiniest school in a small village at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Between the mountain chains at that border, the Kalasha people survive. That particular society has its own religion, language, festivals, rituals, clothing and practices. Education is a new concept in that remote region. Eva supported them through education as leverage for the survival of a culture.