non profit fundraising

Fundraising: A Community Effort

A Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Your Own Fundraiser For the past few years the Himalayan Institute's Global Humanitarian Team has launched large scale Peer-2-Peer fundraisers to support the mission of our work. Himalayan Institute (HI) community members around the world have taken action by creating personal campaigns, mobilizing friends and family, and fundraising to fight [...]

September 14th, 2016|Cameroon|

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 to the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale for the full TRAID [...]

June 29th, 2012|Cameroon|

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 the Kumbo Public Library.  Thanks to your support, the Himalayan [...]

January 20th, 2012|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism, India, Library and Education, Mexico|

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 new environment—Kumbo. On this particular day in July the house [...]

August 22nd, 2011|Cameroon, Fundraising and Activism|

Race of Hope

The annual Mount Cameroon Race of Hope is recognized the world over as one of the most grueling challenges in athletics. Covering 26 miles and an elevation change of over 20,000 feet, the race puts athletes through tropical rainforest trails, brushland, and a maze of lava ribs on the unforgivingly steep slope of the active volcano [...]

April 3rd, 2009|Cameroon|