All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘vocational training school’

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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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    Our Humanitarian Footprint: Meet Assan

    Assan decided to generate electricity for a town called Dumbo, a town without power in the Bui region of Cameroon. He envisioned a way of using the high-pressure flow of water coming downhill through pipes from a spring catchment to power a mini-turbine generator. He …

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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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  • Carpentry School Expansion: Help us grow.

    We are looking for donors to help our carpentry school grow and  acquire a much-needed piece of equipment. As a donor your name will be engraved on a plaque and installed next to the machine! Once installed we’ll email you a personalized photo >> DONATE …

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  • Fire Prevention: Electrician’s Course

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    Vocational Training to Prevent Electrical Fires Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities and towns.  For those of us in the developing world, urban life is usually synonymous with crowded conditions and inadequate infrastructure.  A lot of progress has been made …

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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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  • HI Cameroon Attracts Visitors from Afar

    HI Cameroon continues to be an education hub for the whole region with its many offerings, including the renowned School of Carpentry & Construction and the largest library in the region.  As it grows, information about these successful programs has been spreading throughout the country. …

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  • A simple, direct way to help the Kumbo Public Library!

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    Almost half of the population in Cameroon is under 25 years old. To both support and utilize the youth, Cameroon needs schools, vocational training facilities and libraries to encourage literacy and continue creating opportunity. This is why our Kumbo Public Library sees over 30,000 visitors per year …

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  • School of Carpentry & Construction Builds a Name for Itself

    It’s been 10 months since the Himalayan Institute Cameroon School of Carpentry & Construction opened its doors in Kumbo, and since then it has created many opportunities for the community. Each project that the school undertakes is designed to target local needs in the community …

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  • Carpentry Class Launching

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    On June 1, the School of Carpentry and Construction began its first 10-week vocational training course on advanced woodworking techniques and furniture-making. The school pioneers a range of new tools, equipment, and design techniques to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of all carpentry and …

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