All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘health outreach’

  • 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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  • Agriculture seminar in Kishong

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    On April 26 Lilian Gupie, Energy Farming Program Leader, taught a free 3-hour long seminar at the Energy Farming campus in Kishong village. 39 people attended, including students and local farmers. The seminar, titled “An Introduction to Organic Agriculture,” sought to raise awareness about the …

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  • Water Wells for Health and Irrigation

    With generous support from the Buffalo Arts Studio the Himalayan Institute Cameroon was able to complete its first community water project: the installation of two public wells in the villages of Kishong and Jakiri. Using completely local talent and resources, from rural engineer to construction …

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  • From Plants to Pills

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    The Total Health Center in Kumbo, Cameroon now creates its own high quality herbal medicine in pill form. Thanks to the new encapsulating machine, herbs grown locally by the Energy Farming program can be turned into standardized pills. This new technology will help to make …

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  • Total Health Workshop for Women

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    250 women came from several nearby villages to attend a workshop, hosted by HI Cameroon’s Total Health Center, which focused on hygiene and sanitation awareness and how to improve health in homes and villages. Eucharia Kouh, Total Health Program Leader, presented a holistic approach to …

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  • Total Health Mobile Unit Expands Its Reach

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    In the Northwest Region of Cameroon, most of the roads are still unpaved and in the rainy season these dirt roads turn into slippery mud-rivers. Without a rugged vehicle, travel can be dangerous or simply impossible. For the Total Health Mobile Unit, being able to …

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  • Raised Bed Gardening To Teach From and Eat From

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    Many of the stories about the HIC feature public outreach endeavors and service programs, but some efforts have also gone toward making the HIC more self-sufficient internally while at the same time providing education. This spring a portion of the backyard was converted to a …

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  • Yoga for Nurses

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    As part of its ongoing community outreach, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon is now working with a local hospital to teach nurses practical yoga techniques. Juliette Fai, a teacher at the Shisong Nurses School, invited yoga instructor and HIC volunteer John Daskovsky to come teach in …

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  • New Vision for Rural Communities

    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon has unveiled a new rural empowerment project called New Vision. The goal of the project is to bring affordable reading glasses to the rural communities of Cameroon and at the same time create jobs for the people selling the glasses. Reading …

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  • Total Health Center Goes Mobile

    The Himalayan Institute Cameroon is bringing affordable health solutions to more and more communities every week with its new Total Health mobile unit. The mobile unit team is made up of three members: a trained Total Health consultant, a Total Health pharmacist, and a public …

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