Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2008’

  • HI Community Center Update

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    Landscaping The Energy Farming team visited our land at Kishong village on Monday to further survey and demarcate the first structures of the future campus. They took soil samples for nutrient and chemical testing. Once the plots are properly fenced, about 600 pongamia and 15,000 …

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  • Out of the Classroom and Into the World

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    This past week has been one of transitions. After many months of intensive training and working side-by-side, it’s now time for the U.S. and Indian HI management and staff to step back. Those previously involved in the day-to-day administration and residential matters will now act …

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  • Update from Kumbo, Cameroon

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    This past week proved equally busy and auspicious for the staff and members of HIC. Four major events showcasing the diversity and depth of the Institute’s humanitarian and rural empowerment programs were held in and around Kumbo in Bui Division. Celebration On Saturday, the Himalayan …

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  • You are welcome!

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    This is the first greeting that the group received as they arrived in Kumbo. It’s a long journey from Douala, but the destination is the reward. As the international delegation of 16 departed the bus, they were greeted in the traditional way with African song, …

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  • It’s Africa Speaking

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    I looked at the faces of the global VIP’s visiting this classroom as the fourteen students of the HI Total Health Center program introduced themselves. I saw that my eyes were not the only ones filled with mist–at that moment, I knew that this was …

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  • Humanitarian trAID

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    Today, the Humanitarian trAID bazaar hosted the premiere showing of traditional art and handicrafts found in the Nso Kingdom and the Northwest Province of Cameroon. Humanitarian trAID’s goal is to promote indigenous arts, preserve tradition, and build cultural and economic sustainability. Carvings of traditional warriors …

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  • Arrival of Supplies in Kumbo

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    The first container of 2008 arrived in Cameroon on May 29, 2008. Carrying 30,000 books, carpentry equipment, dispensary supplies, and other tools and equipment, the container arrived in the port of Douala after a 2 month journey which began in the U.S. from Honesdale, Pennsylvania. …

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  • China Sourcing

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    Matthew Douzart, Managing Director of HI Cameroon, traveled halfway around the world, from Honesdale, Pennsylvania to Guangzhou, China for a 10-day shopping spree. Helping to equip the HI Community Center in Cameroon for its 2008 project expansion, the shopping list focused heavily on carpentry and …

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  • First Impressions of Kumbo

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    [This post was written by Rylan, a new volunteer at the HI Community Center in Cameroon] The region is so hilly that it’s nearly impossible to take in all of Kumbo at once, but from the top of one of many rolling hills, you can …

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  • International Guests Arriving

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    Representatives from around the world are converging on Kumbo, Cameroon, and within 24 hours they’ll be arriving into her open arms. They will take part in a ceremony officially announcing the launch of the Himalayan Institute’s 2008 Rural Empowerment Initiatives. Attending this grand event will …

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