All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘non profit fundraising’

  • 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 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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  • Chai for Charity: A Great Start to the New Year!

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    The Himalayan Institute‘s New Years weekend packed a full house of friends and guests for an unforgettable seminar with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait. Throughout the weekend guests gathered at HI’s campus cafe and drank chai, shared New Years goals, and enjoyed each others company–all while raising money for our latest campaign! To date, we’ve …

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  • Give the Gift of Education

    Some gifts look great with a bow. Some gifts are harder to wrap like the gift of education to budding professionals in the developing world, or the gift of state of the art tools and equipment to an entire community of entrepreneurs, all striving to build …

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  • In Memoriam: Roland Mbenkum, Dear Friend of HI Cameroon

    It was mid-July 2007 and a small team of Himalayan Institute staff members had been sent to execute a new humanitarian project in the mountainous Northwest region of Cameroon. The first few months were challenging, yet very focused on gaining a foothold in this extraordinary …

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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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  • Race of Hope

    The annual Mount Cameroon Race of Hope is recognized the world over as one of the most grueling challenges in athletics. Covering twenty six miles and an elevation change of over 20,000 feet, the race puts athletes through tropical rainforest trails, brush land, and a …

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