Monthly Archives: March 2010

HI India Scholarship Recipient

Born and raised in the interior of North India, Arun Kumar Mishra went to one of the humblest schools in the region, which did not even have the most basic amenities. Through his hard work he was able to attend a traditional Sanskrit school in Allahabad. However, this school, like so many traditional Sanskrit schools [...]

March 22nd, 2010|India|

Kumbo Public Library Tests Its Operations

Last week marked an important milestone for the Kumbo Public Library, a joint effort of the Himalayan Institute and the Honesdale Rotary Club, which has been in progress for over two years.  The doors were opened to a select group of local Kumbo residents and HIC staff families in order to test operations before a [...]

March 8th, 2010|Cameroon, Library and Education|

Traditional Medicine in Mexico

Jonotla, whose name means “the place where the jonote tree abounds,” is the new home of the Himalayan Institute Mexico. The HIM staff found it quite fitting to discover that the jonote is an important tree known for its healing properties. When a bit of the dappled, light bark of the jonote is scraped away, [...]

March 1st, 2010|Energy Farming, Mexico, Total Health Center|