All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘humanitarian projects’

  • 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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  • A bright idea for Africa (and for you at home!)

    As electronics expert Steve Odnoha prepares the curriculum for a new Himalayan Institute vocational training program to be offered to electricians in Cameroon next month, he explains the logic of LED lightbulbs: In most fluorescent bulbs, the starter is rated for only one or two …

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  • The ‘Stress Eraser” in Cameroon

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    The Total Health biofeedback pilot project in rural Africa Getting Started   The Himalayan Institute Total Health Center in Cameroon pioneers holistic healthcare treatments and public health outreach. Eucharia Kuoh has been the program manager there since 2009. When Eucharia was asked to select patients for …

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  • We’re leaving for Africa: follow our journey.

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    Dear readers, We have been hard at work developing the next phase of empowerment projects for 2012.  Next month, we will return to Cameroon to lead our new Help Africa Move Forward campaign, and we’ll be reporting live on our progress from the Himalayan Institute …

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  • The Total Health Program on World Health Day

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    Four years ago, we started the Total Health program with a simple idea: shore up the gaps in Africa’s medical systems by training a new generation of holistic healthcare workers cheaply and effectively.  This year, our locally trained consultants are using locally grown herbs to …

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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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  • Protecting their community center, Spotlight of Bali and Francis

    In the midst of the Himalayan Institute’s major humanitarian initiatives in Cameroon, the remarkable stories of those responsible often go unreported. This section of the blog seeks to showcase the diverse range of backgrounds, talents, obstacles, and triumphs represented in our local staff and contacts. …

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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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  • Campaign Completion: Our Center For Leadership goal was met!

    We are happy to announce that our phase one fundraising goal for the Center for Leadership and Vocational Studies in Kumbo, Cameroon has been met. Out of the $6,003 raised, $5,000 will be matched giving us $11,003 to renovate, staff, and equip the new center. Five years ago …

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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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