Monthly Archives: July 2008

Public Opening of Himalayan Institute Cameroon

Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) is buzzing with the sounds of preparation for our public opening on August 4. From that day forward, the Kumbo public will be welcome on campus six days a week. Local artisans and HIC staff have been working around the clock to build shelves, wire light fixtures, patch cement, and paint [...]

July 25th, 2008|Cameroon|

Kishong Construction

Work continued this week on the first structure for the Energy Farming campus at Kishong Village. The four-room building will serve as a guardhouse and a toolshed, and provide a base of operations from which the first plantings can be directed. Local laborers worked with Energy Farming and Carpentry & Construction staffs to excavate the hillside [...]

July 18th, 2008|Cameroon|

Happy Birthday USA

The 232nd anniversary of America’s independence was celebrated by the Himalayan Institute staff in Cameroon with bean burgers and sparklers from Yaoundé. In what was certainly the start of a long and prosperous tradition, we lit the sparklers and waved them about patriotically. As the last of the sparks fell softly, we sighed collectively, thinking [...]

July 5th, 2008|Cameroon|