Monthly Archives: May 2011

Measuring the Impact of a Library

The full impact of the Kumbo Public Library is hard to convey. The fact that approximately 100 people, and oftentimes more, visit each day may serve to paint a small picture of how well loved and used this community resource is. That teachers from area schools and vocational training centers bring classes to the library [...]

May 16th, 2011|Cameroon|

Spring Cleaning

Spring marks the time of year when we set aside a moment for cleaning our homes, improving our surroundings, and renewing our environments. Last Saturday, a team of Himalayan Institute residents did their part during the annual adopt-a-highway clean up along a 2-mile stretch of highway outside of HI headquarters in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. From these [...]

May 9th, 2011|Fundraising and Activism|

Agriculture seminar in Kishong

On April 26 Lilian Gupie, Energy Farming Program Leader, taught a free 3-hour long seminar at the Energy Farming campus in Kishong village. 39 people attended, including students and local farmers. The seminar, titled “An Introduction to Organic Agriculture,” sought to raise awareness about the fundamental concepts in organic agriculture and to demonstrate its relevance [...]

May 2nd, 2011|Cameroon, Energy Farming|