All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘community development’

  • Humanitarian TRAID: Your purchase makes a lasting difference

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    100% of your purchase supports the Himalayan Institute’s Humanitarian Projects. Humanitarian TRAID is a product line featuring hand-made products and art from around the world.  We have partnered with local craftsmen and entrepreneurs to develop a model that provides sustainable employment and supports our ongoing humanitarian mission. Come …

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  • The Year in Review: 2011 accomplishments

    In 2011, Dallas high schoolers rocked out to support Trees for Tibet, HI members forged a new community partnership with a service excursion to Mexico, environmentalists in Buffalo drummed to support youth leadership in Cameroon, and people from all over the world donated books to …

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  • TAKE ACTION today and help us change lives for tomorrow and beyond. NEW Cameroon Campaign Launch!

    At the Himalayan Institute (HI), we unroll several fundraisers each year allowing you to be a part of the great success we’re experiencing with our humanitarian projects around the world. Today we have something very specific and extremely important to ask you. But it’s not …

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  • HI Cameroon Attracts Visitors from Afar

    HI Cameroon continues to be an education hub for the whole region with its many offerings, including the renowned School of Carpentry & Construction and the largest library in the region.  As it grows, information about these successful programs has been spreading throughout the country. …

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  • Kumbo Arts Exhibition

    Kumbo, the home of the HI Cameroon community center, recently hosted a regional arts fair featuring the work of many artists intimately connected with the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian projects.  The event was a perfect opportunity for craftspeople working with HI Cameroon’s School of Carpentry and …

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  • Clean Water for Takui, Cameroon

    As part of its ongoing work to support the health of the region, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon in partnership with the Honesdale Rotary has started construction on a water catchment system in the village of Takui in Northwest Cameroon. The installation will harvest water that …

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  • Raising Awareness in Buffalo

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    Last month, members of the HI Humanitarian team were honored to be invited to attend two major community events in Buffalo, NY to raise awareness about our rural development projects around the world. The Himalayan Institute was represented at a booth at the 3rd annual …

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  • Libraries Serving Libraries

    When the Wayne County Public Library in Honesdale, PA needed to clear out some extra books from its shelves, the librarians immediately thought of the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian projects. A team of participants in the Self Transformation Program volunteered their time to box up the collection …

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  • School of Carpentry & Construction Builds a Name for Itself

    It’s been 10 months since the Himalayan Institute Cameroon School of Carpentry & Construction opened its doors in Kumbo, and since then it has created many opportunities for the community. Each project that the school undertakes is designed to target local needs in the community …

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  • Community Radio in Kumbo

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    Up until 5 months ago, Kumbo had suffered from severe communication isolation—a city of 100,000 with no local TV or radio station. The Kumbo Development Organization in collaboration with the BBC has started a community radio station called Bui FM, and in only 5 months …

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