All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘help africa’

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    Make an impact: Register a Seva Circle!

    320,000 people will be reached We are taking an active roll in changing lives in Cameroon and need your help. The Total Health Program serves remote villages in the region called Bui in Cameroon. This program is expanding to reach 320,000 people with yoga, a …

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    Our Humanitarian Footprint: Meet Assan

    Assan decided to generate electricity for a town called Dumbo, a town without power in the Bui region of Cameroon. He envisioned a way of using the high-pressure flow of water coming downhill through pipes from a spring catchment to power a mini-turbine generator. He …

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    Education: the best gift ever.

    In parts of Africa, access to educational materials is greatly lacking. Expanding our Public Libraries will address this knowledge gap and significantly increase access to free education.  In turn, we will improve long-term outcomes for children; the leaders of tomorrow. Help us ship 10,000 books to …

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    20 tons of holiday wishes

    This holiday season, make dreams come true… by the ship load! Education is the key to empowerment and our public library needs your help. Our 20 ton shipping container full of donated books will set sail for Cameroon, West Africa shortly after the new year. We …

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  • Meet Clara from HI Cameroon

    In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate all of the women who support our humanitarian programs. We take this opportunity to introduce you to one of the amazing women on site at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon. Clara Ezia is the Deputy General Manager for …

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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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  • We’re leaving for Africa: follow our journey.


    Dear readers, We have been hard at work developing the next phase of empowerment projects for 2012.  Next month, we will return to Cameroon to lead our new Help Africa Move Forward campaign, and we’ll be reporting live on our progress from the Himalayan Institute …

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  • Protecting their community center, Spotlight of Bali and Francis

    In the midst of the Himalayan Institute’s major humanitarian initiatives in Cameroon, the remarkable stories of those responsible often go unreported. This section of the blog seeks to showcase the diverse range of backgrounds, talents, obstacles, and triumphs represented in our local staff and contacts. …

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  • The Year in Review: 2011 accomplishments

    In 2011, Dallas high schoolers rocked out to support Trees for Tibet, HI members forged a new community partnership with a service excursion to Mexico, environmentalists in Buffalo drummed to support youth leadership in Cameroon, and people from all over the world donated books to …

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  • TAKE ACTION today and help us change lives for tomorrow and beyond. NEW Cameroon Campaign Launch!

    At the Himalayan Institute (HI), we unroll several fundraisers each year allowing you to be a part of the great success we’re experiencing with our humanitarian projects around the world. Today we have something very specific and extremely important to ask you. But it’s not …

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