Monthly Archives: March 2009

Yoga at the Palace

Continuing with the Total Health Center’s Yoga Month at Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC), a free yoga class was held at the Fon’s palace last Saturday. Fon Sehm Mbinglo I, traditional ruler of the Nso Kingdom, in which Kumbo lies, invited Himalayan Institute Cameroon to hold a class at his palace in the spirit of a [...]

March 27th, 2009|Cameroon|

Preparing for the Baccalaureate

In Cameroon, passing the Baccalaureate Exam is the equivalent of earning a high school diploma in the US. Passing the exam is a ticket to better jobs and a chance to attend a university. Passing the Baccalaureate is not easy. The exam tests general education as well as the specific areas in which the students [...]

March 21st, 2009|Cameroon|

Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

This past week, the Himalayan Institute Cameroon teamed up with Knowledge For Children to bring books to a rural school. Knowledge For Children (KFC) is a Kumbo-based NGO currently working with 35 rural schools in Bui Division to increase access to reading materials and textbooks. When KFC invited the HIC to collaborate, the HIC eagerly [...]

March 5th, 2009|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism|