Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2009’

  • Expansion in Mbveh

    The Mbveh district of Kumbo, lying in the heart of the Northwest Cameroon’s grasslands, boasts a strangely cosmopolitan atmosphere. Throughout the market square, rows of Nigerian-owned sheds tout merchandise covered in Chinese script. Whenever the wind blows, flyers from European missionaries flap against bulletins and …

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  • HIC Spotlight: Anita Mongshi

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    In the midst of the Himalayan Institute Cameroon’s major humanitarian initiatives, the remarkable stories of those responsible often go unreported. This section of the blog seeks to showcase the diverse range of backgrounds, talents, obstacles, and triumphs represented in our local staff and contacts. Anita, …

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  • Kumbo’s Barack Obama Fan Club

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    January 20th, 2009 was a momentous day in the history of the United States. Barack Obama’s inauguration was televised and celebrated around the world, and Kumbo, Cameroon was no exception. The Kumbo Barack Obama Fan Club prepared for weeks for the event. The club, complete …

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  • Christmas at the HIC

    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon rang in the holiday season with a free Open House event on Saturday, December 20th. The occasion drew in members from all over the Kumbo community, and the music and refreshments proved irresistible to most passersby. The HIC’s Total Health Center …

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