Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

  • Humanitarian TRAID: Your purchase makes a lasting difference


    100% of your purchase supports the Himalayan Institute’s Humanitarian Projects. Humanitarian TRAID is a product line featuring hand-made products and art from around the world.  We have partnered with local craftsmen and entrepreneurs to develop a model that provides sustainable employment and supports our ongoing humanitarian mission. Come …

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  • A bright idea for Africa (and for you at home!)

    As electronics expert Steve Odnoha prepares the curriculum for a new Himalayan Institute vocational training program to be offered to electricians in Cameroon next month, he explains the logic of LED lightbulbs: In most fluorescent bulbs, the starter is rated for only one or two …

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