All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘education in africa’

  • 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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  • Kumbo Kids Korner

    In a community where books are scarce and children are starving for knowledge, HI Cameroon Public Library hosts an afterschool “Kids Korner”. Every Monday and Thursday kids come together to participate in reading lessons, group story telling, written lessons, creative thinking exercises, games and of …

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  • Kumbo Public Library Tests Its Operations

    Last week marked an important milestone for the Kumbo Public Library, a joint effort of the Himalayan Institute and the Honesdale Rotary Club, which has been in progress for over two years.  The doors were opened to a select group of local Kumbo residents and …

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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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  • Preparing for the Baccalaureate

    In Cameroon, passing the Baccalaureate Exam is the equivalent of earning a high school diploma in the US. Passing the exam is a ticket to better jobs and a chance to attend a university. Passing the Baccalaureate is not easy. The exam tests general education …

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  • Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

    This past week, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon teamed up with Knowledge For Children to bring books to a rural school. Knowledge For Children (KFC) is a Kumbo-based NGO currently working with 35 rural schools in Bui Division to increase access to reading materials and textbooks. …

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