All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘female empowerment’

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    Our Humanitarian Footprint Series: Meet Rosine

    Rosine Makanaky is a woman with an extraordinary vision and an equally powerful determination. Rosine’s comprehensive, personal approach to caring for disabled children stems from her experiences and education; what makes her extraordinary is her willingness to return to this area to bring about social …

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    Humanitarian Footprint: Meet Uma

    Uma grew up in the Northwest region of Cameroon, an English-speaking region in the predominately French country. Uma has never traveled out of this region and has a younger brother and sister which she looks after. Her parents are illiterate, her mother is a tailor …

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    20 tons of holiday wishes

    This holiday season, make dreams come true… by the ship load! Education is the key to empowerment and our public library needs your help. Our 20 ton shipping container full of donated books will set sail for Cameroon, West Africa shortly after the new year. We …

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  • Meet Clara from HI Cameroon

    In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate all of the women who support our humanitarian programs. We take this opportunity to introduce you to one of the amazing women on site at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon. Clara Ezia is the Deputy General Manager for …

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  • Upcoming Event: Buffalo For Africa

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    The hour is drawing near for this years Buffalo For Africa conference and once again the Himalayan Institute is proud to be a part of this noble event. The conference theme this year is “a celebration of women” and for this cause… we intend to celebrate to …

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  • Empowering Rural Women

    Today is International Women’s Day, a time when NGO’s and international humanitarian organizations such as ours in Cameroon, come together to see what more can be done to help raise women’s’ equality. A woman that is educated and empowered will have more chances to improve her …

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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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  • 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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  • Teaching Job Creation

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    The Himalayan Institute’s Shey Wongibe has been teaching students at Kumbo’s Government Technical High School (GTHS) the theory and technique behind Sacred Link Jewelry. The goal is simple: teach interested students the skills needed to design and produce jewelry, so that they can create micro-enterprises …

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  • World Rural Women’s Day

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    October 15th, 2008 marked the thirteenth World Rural Women’s Day, an annual international event geared towards better understanding and assisting the demographic. In Kumbo, the day is celebrated with a conference of women’s groups from surrounding villages. It gives the women a chance to meet …

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