Global Activism: Building Schools in Pakistan

May 4, 2006

In 1993, in honor of his late sister, Mortensen went to climb the K-2 Mountain in Pakistan. As a result of the poverty he witnessed, he started the Central Asia Institute. It helps build and support schools in the remote mountainous areas of northern Pakistan. They support 55 schools and 22,000 students in a region other NGO's and even the Pakistani government rarely reach.