Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

  • Battle of the Bands to Support Trees for Tibet


    In March of this year, three high school students from Dallas, Texas—JJ Echaniz, Kevin Chan, and David Chi—first learned about the Trees for Tibet project. Inspired by the simple yet powerful mission of planting trees in the Tibetan refugee settlements, the three put their heads …

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  • In Memoriam: Roland Mbenkum, Dear Friend of HI Cameroon

    It was mid-July 2007 and a small team of Himalayan Institute staff members had been sent to execute a new humanitarian project in the mountainous Northwest region of Cameroon. The first few months were challenging, yet very focused on gaining a foothold in this extraordinary …

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  • Inauguration of Takui Water Catchment

    The Takui spring water catchment system, a project that was only started a couple months ago, is now open and bringing fresh, clean water to the people of the village! This project is very exciting, not only for the difference that it will make in …

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