Category Archive for: ‘Library and Education’

  • Building the Kumbo Public Library

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    After more than a year of fundraising, book drives and planning, the construction of the Kumbo Public Library has begun. The Himalayan Institute in partnership with the Honesdale Rotary sent 25,000 books and archival quality shelving units to Kumbo, Cameroon. The Himalayan Institute Cameroon community …

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  • Promoting Literacy

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    Education is a primary focus of the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian efforts. At the Himalayan Institute Cameroon work is being done to support local schools and promote literacy. In late February, the HIC teamed up with a local NGO, Knowledge For Children, to bring children’s books …

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  • School of Carpentry and Construction Made Mobile

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    As part of a larger community outreach program, mason Divine Nfor of the Himalayan Institute’s School of Carpentry and Construction has been teaching in the local Government Technical High School (GTHS) Kumbo. His class, Construction Processes, is filled with civil engineering students in form seven, …

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  • Fighting Poverty with Empowerment

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    The Problem: Poverty Poverty—A lack of the knowledge and resources that provide dignity and opportunity. Most of the people in the world struggle for the basic necessities of life. Billions of people live without opportunities for education, health care, and sustainable livelihood.  Poverty leaves its …

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  • A Taste of Africa

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    Very special thanks to the Honesdale Rotary Club for hosting an event to raise awareness for the Kumbo Public Library Project which is a joint venture between the Himalayan Institute, Rotary Clubs, and the Kumbo Council that will establish the finest public library in Cameroon, …

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