Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2008’

  • Public Opening

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    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) is buzzing with the sounds of preparation for our public opening on August 4. From that day forward, the Kumbo public will be welcome on campus six days a week. Local artisans and HIC staff have been working around the …

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  • Kishong Construction

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    Work continued this week on the first structure for the Energy Farming campus at Kishong village. The four-room building will serve as a guard house, tool shed and way house as well as provide a base of operations from which the first plantings can be …

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  • Kumbo Public Library

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    Carpentry and Construction program leader Marten met with plumbers, electricians, and carpenters this week at the Bernard Fonlon Information Centre, site of the future Kumbo Public Library. Together they surveyed the infrastructure of the two-story building and discussed how to actuate the community’s collective dream …

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  • Happy Birthday USA

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    The 232nd anniversary of America’s independence was celebrated by the Himalayan Institute staff in Cameroon with bean burgers and sparklers from Yaoundé. In what was certainly the start of a long and prosperous tradition, we lit the sparklers and waved them about patriotically. As the …

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  • Total Health Center Announces Services

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    The first Total Health Center in Cameroon has begun advertising the range of its services. Its aim is to address the most prevalent health concerns in the Kumbo community. The six principle categories of treatment are: digestive problems, colds and sinus, urinary tract infections, muscles …

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  • Cameroon

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    Cameroon is an L-shaped nation in western Africa, roughly the size of California. It’s connected to the Atlantic by a small band of coastline. For years, the writers of travel brochures have described the diverse geography and culture of Cameroon with the epithet “Africa in …

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