Category Archive for: ‘School of Carpentry & Construction’

  • About HI Community Centers

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    Click on the image below to watch a video about the Himalayan Institute Community Centers.

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  • Carpentry Tools and Services Demonstration

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    The School of Carpentry & Construction opened its doors for two Saturdays in June to give public demonstrations of its new carpentry equipment and services. Local carpenters, craftsmen, and apprentices spent hours examining the machines and getting their questions answered about how these new tools …

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  • HIC Spotlight: Marten Nyar

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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. Marten …

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  • Carpentry Class Launching

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    On June 1, the School of Carpentry and Construction began its first 10-week vocational training course on advanced woodworking techniques and furniture-making. The school pioneers a range of new tools, equipment, and design techniques to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of all carpentry and …

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  • New Carpentry Tools for Kumbo

    The Himalayan Institute’s School of Carpentry & Construction is busy preparing for its first 10 week course on advanced woodworking techniques. Electricians and mechanics have been working at a furious pace to get all of the tools installed and tuned up before class begins on …

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  • Labor Day Parade

    May 1, 2009 was Cameroon’s national Labor Day. For the Himalayan Institute Cameroon it was a day of celebration and pride. Each year, Labor Day in Kumbo is marked by a grand parade at the stadium to honor all vocations, businesses, and organizations in the …

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  • Arrival of Supplies and New Services

    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon celebrated the arrival of a 20-foot shipping container from Guangzhou, China bearing tools and equipment for the development of HIC programs, particularly for the School of Energy Farming and School of Carpentry and Construction. With the arrival of the container’s contents, …

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  • School of Carpentry and Construction Public Demonstration

    On Saturday, the HIC’s School of Carpentry and Construction opened its doors to local crafstmen, apprentices, and high school students for a free public workshop entitled Advanced Wood Finishing Techniques. Professional woodworker Marten Nyar headlined the event. For his first demonstration, Marten piles finished eucalyptus …

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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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  • HIC Open House

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    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon opened its doors on Saturday for a public open house. The day included guided tours, live music, lectures and mini yoga classes. Tour groups were given updates on the progress of the HIC’s four programs, Sacred Link Jewelry, Total Health, Carpentry …

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