Category Archive for: ‘Cameroon’

  • Activism

    Education: the best gift ever.

    In parts of Africa, access to educational materials is greatly lacking. Expanding our Public Libraries will address this knowledge gap and significantly increase access to free education.  In turn, we will improve long-term outcomes for children; the leaders of tomorrow. Help us ship 10,000 books to …

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    Humanitarian Footprint: Meet Uma

    Uma grew up in the Northwest region of Cameroon, an English-speaking region in the predominately French country. Uma has never traveled out of this region and has a younger brother and sister which she looks after. Her parents are illiterate, her mother is a tailor …

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    20 tons of holiday wishes

    This holiday season, make dreams come true… by the ship load! Education is the key to empowerment and our public library needs your help. Our 20 ton shipping container full of donated books will set sail for Cameroon, West Africa shortly after the new year. We …

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    New Campaign: One Book & One Buck

    An Educated Decision Each year, we choose a different international project and ask our supporters to join us and help tackle poverty at the grass roots. We’re excited to announce that we are focusing on rural education with our latest campaign ONE BOOK & ONE BUCK. The …

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    Message from Cameroon: Week 1 Video Diary

    Our Total Health Revolution program has just finished its first full week of community health classes. We taught classes to over 500 people last week, distributed hundreds of posters, thousands of fliers and have even begun classes over the radio! We have even bigger ambitions …

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    Improving health in Cameroon: An inaugural event

    Last Saturday the Himalayan Institute Cameroon hosted hundreds of community members, government officials and traditional authorities who gathered to inaugurate and celebrate the Himalayan Institute’s Total Health Revolution. Learn more about this initiative here. The theme of the day was health and balanced living. After …

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    Class Begins: Total Health Revolution

    Monday marked the first day of class for Himalayan Institute Public Health Educators, being trained to lead the Total Health Revolution. The group consists of healthcare professionals who are all committed to strengthening their communities by improving the local health conditions. During this week-long intensive …

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    Introducing Total Health Revolution

    The Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Team is excited to unveil its latest humanitarian venture—the Total Heath Revolution in Cameroon, West Africa! The Total Health Revolution aims to increase health knowledge and subsequently improve long-term health outcomes by reaching 75,000 people over the course of the next several …

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  • Carpentry School Expansion: Help us grow.

    We are looking for donors to help our carpentry school grow and  acquire a much-needed piece of equipment. As a donor your name will be engraved on a plaque and installed next to the machine! Once installed we’ll email you a personalized photo >> DONATE …

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  • World Water Day

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    Today is World Water Day, a day when we acknowledge the importance of life’s most basic yet most valuable necessity – clean water! It is a great time to take stock of our own water usage patterns and create more efficient habits around using water. Our friends …

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