Monthly Archives: January 2009

Expansion in Mbveh

Mbveh District of Kumbo, lying in the heart of Northwest Cameroon’s grasslands, boasts a strangely cosmopolitan atmosphere. Throughout the market square, rows of Nigerian-owned sheds tout merchandise covered in Chinese script. Whenever the wind blows, flyers from European missionaries flap against bulletins and speakers crackle with scraps of American hip-hop. Every eighth day, Mbveh’s produce [...]

January 30th, 2009|Cameroon|

HIC Spotlight: Anita Mongshi

Anita Mongshi, like many members of the Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) staff, has benefited greatly from the vocational training opportunities granted by HIC. A successful graduate of both the Sacred Link Jewelry and Total Health internship programs, she uses her skills to provide for and to treat the health problems of her three children. Anita [...]

January 29th, 2009|Cameroon|

Kumbo’s Barack Obama Fan Club

January 20, 2009 was a momentous day in the history of the United States. Barack Obama’s inauguration was televised and celebrated around the world, and Kumbo, Cameroon was no exception. The Kumbo Barack Obama Fan Club prepared for weeks for the event. The club, complete with president, secretary, and board, was founded as a nonprofit [...]

January 22nd, 2009|Cameroon|

Christmas at Himalayan Institute Cameroon

Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) rang in the holiday season with a free Open House event on Saturday, December 20. The occasion drew members from all over the Kumbo community, and the music and refreshments proved irresistible to most passersby. HIC’s Total Health Center offered free consultations all day, bringing a lot of newcomers to the [...]

January 9th, 2009|Cameroon|