Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2010’

  • Expansion of Energy Farming Program in South India

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    Due to overwhelming community support, 20,000 more pongamia seedlings are being cultivated in the Tibetan settlements of Rabgayling and Bylakuppe. The plants will be distributed next planting season to local farmers who’ve expressed interest in the Himalayan Institute’s Energy Farming program. These small seedlings represent …

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  • Total Health Workshop for Women

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    250 women came from several nearby villages to attend a workshop, hosted by HI Cameroon’s Total Health Center, which focused on hygiene and sanitation awareness and how to improve health in homes and villages. Eucharia Kouh, Total Health Program Leader, presented a holistic approach to …

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  • HI Members Plant Pongamia in Bylakuppe Settlement

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    As part of a larger spiritual excursion to some of India’s holiest sites, Himalayan Institute members traveled to the Bylakuppe Tibetan refugee settlement in southern Karnataka. There, in the Institute’s pongamia nursery, they volunteered and strengthened the partnership between the HI and the Central Tibetan …

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  • HI Mexico’s First Month-Long Organic Agriculture Training Course

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    Class began June 1st for HI Mexico’s first intensive training course on sustainable agriculture techniques. 18 students, ages 18 to 41, are enrolled in the month-long course which will meet for four hours every weekday in June. Each day will begin with two hours of …

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