Monthly Archives: February 2011

Libraries Serving Libraries

When the Wayne County Public Library in Honesdale, PA needed to clear out some extra books from its shelves, the librarians immediately thought of the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian projects. A team of participants in the Self Transformation Program volunteered their time to box up the collection of books and transport them to HI headquarters. Thanks to [...]

February 28th, 2011|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, Library and Education|

Making Doje

To promote our Trees for Tibet campaign, we created a short stop-motion animation about a Tibetan farmer named Doje. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of that video: If you never got a chance to "Meet Doje," check out the video here: Making a difference is easy. Start by [...]

February 21st, 2011|Tibetan Settlements|

Eco-Service Excursion to Cameroon

In November 2010, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait led a group of 25 participants on a journey through Cameroon, West Africa to the Himalayan Institute’s community center in Kumbo. From the moment participants hit the road in a bus to travel from Douala to Kumbo, they were immersed in a truly authentic Cameroonian experience: Like so many [...]

February 7th, 2011|Cameroon, Excursions|