All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘construction school’

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    Thank you for an amazing 2013

    It has been an incredible year for the Himalayan Institute and we couldn’t have done it without you. We’ve made this video to capture some of the highlights, presented by our Director Of Strategic Development, Ishan Tigunait while at our new campus in Khajuraho, India. …

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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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  • A Swingin’ Good Time in Kishong, Cameroon

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    Besides working hard on environmental initiatives, micro-businesses, and health and educational projects, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon is also in the business of having fun! The Energy Farming land in Kishong Village is located at the end of a residential street. The village is filled with …

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  • Solar Wood Drying Kiln

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    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon’s School of Carpentry & Construction has finished building a new wood drying kiln. A wood kiln is an enclosed structure where heat and moisture are controlled in order to dry wood as fast as possible with the least amount of drying …

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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